WWII – Aberdeen’s Experience

 

WWII Aberdeen’s Experience

P5-P7
Outreach
21⁄4 – 3 hours
Indoor & Outdoor
Cost: £100

Aim : To encourage the use of historical evidence as a means of investigating World War II in Aberdeen.

WWII – Aberdeen’s Experience gives pupils an insight into how the conflict affected everyday life in the city.
Indoor research units use artefacts handling to look at a variety of topics such as:

  • Reinforced Concrete Air Raid Shelter
  • Morrison Air Raid Shelter
  • Anderson Shelter
  • Public Shelter
  • Bombing
  • Gas Attack
  • Head Gear
  • Identification – Civilian
  • Rationing
  • School
  • Civil Defence
  • Beach Defences
  • The Role of Women