The Statue of Liberty

  • What Is Liberty: Lesson Plan | Ken Burns: The Statue of Liberty

    The lesson begins by helping students define liberty and then to understand how a concept can be embodied or personified in a statue.

    Grades: 4-8, 13+
  • Explore It: The Statue of Liberty

    Students will fly around the Statue of Liberty, experiencing history through her intricate details. Students learn that the Statue of Liberty was almost not built at all, and they will learn the challenges that the builders faced once construction began through a combination of historic photographs, design sketches and video clips.

    Grades: 4-12