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One World Observatory Educational Resources

Plan ahead by exploring the curriculum One World Observatory has to offer. Review the subject areas below for more detail. Then follow the link to DropBox to download instructor and student resources. For assistance, please contact your Group Sales Associate at 212-602-4000 or write to:

The Science of One World Trade Center

  • Learn about Green Technologies and how they solve problems for society  

  • See-through the eyes of the engineers who built the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building 

  • Learn from the developers the lessons learned when designing the new One World Trade Center 

  • Use interactive elements in the pre-visit worksheet to draw visual schematics of a new public space design  

  • Learn about the innovative technology used throughout One World Trade Center and its impact on future developments in New York City 

  • Grasp the significance of science during the construction of One World Trade and its role in inspiring hope and rebirth of Lower Manhattan 




The History of One World Trade Center

  • Immerse your students in the history of the five boroughs of New York City in this educational study guide 

  • Teach your students about historical events and landmarks that have taken place and are located in their own backyards  

  • Engross students in the rich history of immigration through the ports of New York and New Jersey 

  • Take advantage of our post-visit review sheet to engage your students about what they learned on this unforgettable trip 

  • Use interactive elements of the pre-visit worksheet to engage your students while visiting One World Observatory  

  • Learn about the robust Sports and Entertainment offerings of New York City




The Foundations of One World Trade Center

  • Experience testimonials from the dedicated men and women involved in the construction, architecture, and technology of One World Trade Center 

  • Learn about different career opportunities for your students in the world on construction, engineering, technology, and architecture  

  • Use the study guide to educate your students about your visit and reinforce the learning while visiting One World Observatory  

  • Engage in an interactive activity to design your own recruiting event for your new building project 

  • Hear first-hand experiences from the people who brought One World Trade Center to life 

  • Glimpse through the eyes of the iron workers who placed the beams and bolts that scale 1,776 feet high