The Curator's Challenge: Life in a Post-September 11 World

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 8/31/2011

In this lesson, students will learn the story of September 11 and the process for building a collection at the Museum by listening to curators discuss collecting objects to represent the September 11 terrorist attacks, interviewing family or community members who remember the events of that day, and developing recommendations for objects to be included in the national collection and a small exhibit on September 11.