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Whilst Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds is live, the team will be hosting 4 tweetchats: Thursday 4th February Thursday 11th February Thursday 18th February Thursday 25th February The chats will take place from 20:00- 21:00 GMT*. How to take part Log in to Twitter by 8pm (GMT). Follow the hashtag #FLShipwrecks Post any questions or comments that you may have. Members of the team and others will respond. Continue reading →

Questions on Week 4

Hello and welcome to Week Four. This is a question and answer session which normally we have lots of the facilitators and educators here altogether in the same room, but this week lots people are out in the field and so what we're going to do is record a few question individually and hopefully we can then answer them in the same way that we did last week. Continue reading →

Questions on Week 3 Charles Weager (Blackwater, Yateley, Hampshire, UK): I find it interesting that a simple method of changing the sail shape existed. That they could head to within 60degrees of the wind is fascinating. Was this technology available to Medieval ships? Is it lost technology? I had always understood that until the use of Lanteen (Triangular) sails that shipping was seriously restricted hence the need to rely on the trade winds for ocean navigation. Continue reading →

Answering your questions on Week 2 Like last week, we've got a selection of team members (Fraser, Thomas and Rodrigo) together in an informal setting to try to answer some of the questions that learners have asked this week. A few of them are ones that were posted in Week 1 after our last video, but most of them are from Week 2. Questions carried over from Week 1 1. Continue reading →