Today marks the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. You and your students may have your own way of commemorating the 9/11 attacks, but if you’re stuck, check out the following resources we’ve used throughout the years.
This is one of the most comprehensive collections of 9/11 news footage out there. Video segments are all arranged on a timeline, making it simple to select videos by date, time and country of origin. The database contains over 3,000 hours of international TV News from 20 channels over 7 days, and all of it has been hand selected by scholars.
9/11 Attacks - 102 Minutes That Changed America
102 Minutes That Changed America is an interactive video experience that incorporates video footage from 10 different locations around Manhattan. Users are not only able to see videos, but they can also read each filmmaker’s story and access interview footage with him/her.
9/11: The Reckoning
To commemorate 9/11, The New York Times asked readers the following question: “Where were you on September 11, 2001?” The result of this question is The Reckoning, an interactive map that contains over 38,000 comments from readers all over the world. Users can browse comments by category or location and see the number of times words and phrases appear.
September 11 Attack Timeline
This interactive timeline begins at 5:45 am—the time that the hijackers passed through security at the Portland International Jetport in Maine—and ends when President Bush addressed the nation at 8:30 pm on September 11.
From Plaza to Bedrock
The From Plaza to Bedrock infographic allows users to interact with interesting facts and figures about the 9/11 Memorial and explore details about the vast artifact collection of the Museum.
If you’re looking for more resources to help you commemorate 9/11, stop by Scholastic where you’ll find a variety of articles, videos and interactive maps for teachers.