Atlantis - unsolved secret Performer: Lisetskaja Anfisa Pupil of 10th “A” form Linguistic Gymnasium № 70 Scientific leader: Shumanskaya E.B.
The actuality of the problem The word “Аtlantis” has become a symbol of practically unsoluble riddle. The history of disputes concerning to Аtlantis totals almost two thousand years. This theme is rather topical. Scientists continue writing books, articles,notes,in which they express their own minds about the problem of Atlantis. In my opinion, the problem of Atlantis will be up-to-date till Atlantis is found or scientists find irrefutable proofs of its inexistence.
The object and the subject of the research The object – theoretical basing of the existence of Atlantis. The subject – Platon’s dialogues “Timey” and “Kritiy”, which tell us about Atlantis at the first time.
Problematical question Atlantis: a myth or a reality?
The purpose The purpose – basing or refutation of the hypothesis about presence of facts, which prove the existence of Atlantis
Research problems To investigate the history about the question of Atlantis To find facts for and against the hypothesis of Atlantis existence To analyze known facts in a view of up-to-date conception To reveal the contemporaries opinion about the fact of the existence of Atlantis
The working hypothesis The irrefutable facts of Atlantis really exist
Methods of research Comparative analysis of literature Method of control questions Testing Analyzing the results of testing.
Theoretical part The literature about Atlantis. Platon's dialogues “Timey” and “Kritiy” The basic variants of the site of Atlantis Is there a hope to find Аtlantis? Chances for preservation Destruction of Atlantis Searches proceed
Practical part In my practical part I have conducted a sociological survey among the people of different ages. 100 people took part in this opinion poll.
Do you believe, that ancient highly developed civilizations existed?
How much do you know about Atlantis?
The most popular sources of information about Atlantis
The actuality of the problem of Atlantis according to the 5-point scale
Why do think scientists continue looking for Atlantis?
Conclusion Working on my project I was convinced that irrefutable facts of Atlantis really exist. But at the same time some facts refute the Atlantis existence. The question about Atlantis is still disputable.