History Detectives

Amelia Earhart Plane

Was this piece of metal ripped from one of the most famous missing planes in history?

About the Show

1937: Amelia Earhart's airplane disappears. For decades historians have debated how and where the aviator disappeared. Less scrutinized is an accident she had four months earlier. Did that crash somehow contribute to Earhart's disappearance? History Detectives investigates whether a piece of metal is from the missing plane.

Curriculum

Amelia Earhart | Aviator, Record-breaker, and Activist

For Grades 3-12

Amelia Earhart | Aviator, Record-breaker, and Activist Video

For Grades 3-7