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Tour of Holocaust exhibition aimed at children

Tour of Holocaust exhibition aimed at children
Key Info
  • Tour of Holocaust exhibition aimed at children
  • Duration: 02:13
  • The exhibition follows the story of a fictional German Jewish boy as he experiences the social prejudice and discrimmination that existed in Germany in the build up to the Holocaust. Some of the issues surrounding the sensitivity of such an exhibition are discussed, the curator and a Holocaust survivor believe that the exhibition allows young children to begin to understand the background to the Holocaust before studying the horror of the concentration camps at a later stage. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 08 September 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    The Holocaust and Genocide

  • Keywords: Nazis, Holocaust, World War II, Second World War, WWII, anti-semitism, museum, Fascism
Ideas for use in class
  • Students should be asked to consider the pros and cons of having a Holocaust Exhibition that is aimed at primary school children. Further resources about the Holocaust can be found in the BBC Online Archive -
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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