A Hero's Gear

Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 3/5/2012

Learn how firefighters' gear help them do their jobs, then imagine your own special gear that would help you help others in your community. Part of an OurStory module entitled September 11, 2001, this activity includes photographs of a firefighter’s gear in the Museum’s collections, discussion prompts, step-by-step directions, and background information. OurStory is designed to help children and adults explore history together through the use of children's literature, museum objects, and hands-on activities.

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