History Explorer Podcast: Hurricane Katrina and Collecting from a Disaster

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets, Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Date Posted: 8/15/2011

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast of the United StatesIn her wake, a team of curators from the museum set out to collect objects that captured the history of the moment and what it meant to the country. In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, listen to the late curator David Shayt discuss how and what the museum collected in the immediate aftermath of the devastating storm.  The resource includes a teachers guide, student worksheet, and image pack. 


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