Days of Dust

Interactive Websites and AppsOnline Primary or Secondary Source"Days of Dust" is a continuing Texas Panhandle-wide Community Engagement effort surrounding Ken Burns' film The Dust Bowl, which premiered on KACV and all PBS stations November 18 and 19, 2012. "Days of Dust" key partners include Amarillo College, Amarillo Independent School District, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo Public Library, KACV - Public Television for the Texas Panhandle, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and Region 16 Education Service Center. Days of Dust resources for educators includes lesson plans for elementary, secondary and college as well as videos from witnesses and newspaper acticles from the time period.
Source:Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.5(A), 7.6(A), 7.7(E)
Topics:Great Depression

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