The 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s 16th anniversary webinar is a free, age-appropriate educational program, filmed inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum, that connects students and teachers from around the world with Museum staff and guest speakers to learn about the attacks and the importance of commemoration.
The following sections provide all of the necessary information to prepare for and participate in the program. Use the hashtag #911museumed to participate in the online conversation with students and teachers from around the world.
During the program, participants will be introduced to exhibitions within the Museum, learn about 9/11 through personal stories from a first responder, a survivor, and family member, and have the opportunity to ask questions through a live chat with Museum staff. The webinar is interpreted in American Sign Language and closed captioned.
Glossary: This glossary defines terms used by the speakers that may be unfamiliar to students. It also includes maps of the five boroughs of NYC and the original World Trade Center site.
Grades 3–5: This activity explores basic content related to 9/11 and themes of courage and heroism using age-appropriate language.
Grades 6–12: This lesson covers basic content related to 9/11 and assesses students’ prior knowledge about the attacks.
These activities encourage further exploration of themes presented during the webinar.