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Saving the National Treasures

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Fading Away
Find out what actually happens to documents and other materials damaged by long-term exposure to light. (Grades 9-12)

A Conservative Approach
In this interview, two conservators talk about how they worked with the Charters, discuss the conservation decisions they made, reveal what's really on the back of the Declaration, and more. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

The Damage Done
Take a close-up look at the original Declaration and learn about some of its time-worn features. (Flash plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Case Closed
Click on a cutaway illustration of the new encasement design to explore its features. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

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Program Transcript
Complete narration for the TV program.

Teacher's Guide
Saving the National Treasures
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