This animation shows an airship floating around in the sky. After it comes to rest on its tether, there is a spark and the airship explodes.


  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > World History
  • Education > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


hindenberg, air, ship, explosion



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Curriki Rating
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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2014-01-25.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 2
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a short animated clip of the Hindenburg explosion. It is recommended that it be used with a content-based lesson about the event that helps students gain a better understanding of the history around the German passenger airship and its explosion. There are also clips of actual footage of the disaster on youtube that could be shown to students.

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