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Emergency Preparedness Kits

This collection explores WWII and Astronaut survival kits, what they contained, and why were they important.  It expands this concept to survival planning with an activity on the Moon and culminates with students designing an emergency preparedness kit for them to use at home and justifying their choices for its content.   

Keywords: #airandspace, National Air and Space Museum, NASM, disaster,  survival, ruck sacs, 

Emergency Preparedness Kits

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For Teachers

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Images

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Gibson Girl

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Gibson Girl Radio

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Balloon Antenna

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Survival Kit, Gemini IV

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Rucksack #1, Survival Kit, Apollo 11

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Life Vest, Dual, Armstrong, Apollo 11

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Pump, Sea Water, Apollo 11

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Life Vest, Dual, Aldrin, Apollo 11

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Life Vest, Dual, Collins, Apollo 11

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Rucksack #2, Apollo

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Battery Pack, Survival Radio, Apollo

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For Students

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For Parents

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Feedback Survey

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