Grade Range: 6-8Resource Type(s): Lessons & ActivitiesDate Posted: 11/19/2008
Through discussion and brainstorming, students will learn about the destructive impact of environmental factors on man-made artifacts and structures in this classroom activity. Upon completion of one or more activities, students will gain a concrete understanding of the complexity of the science of preservation. This activity is included in the online exhibition entitled The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem.
Interdisciplinary, Museum education, Large Group instruction, Small group instruction
Lessons & Activities
This flag belonged to the 84th Regiment of Infantry, United States Colored Troops. The red stripe...
Conservation, museum, work, science
This is a story of the Star-Spangled Banner through the eyes of young Caroline Pickersgill, the d...
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