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The National WWII Museum

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The National WWII Museum, designated by Congress as "America's World War II Museum," explores the American experience of the war years, focusing on the teamwork, optimism, courage, and sacrifice of the men and women who won the war. It promotes the exploration and expression of these values by future generations. Programs involve exploration of the history and lessons of the war, via analyses of primary sources.

2018-2019

2017-2018

2015-2016

Honorable Mention

2013-2014

Honorable Mention

2012-2013

Honorable Mention

2010-2011

Honorable Mention

2009-2010

Honorable Mention

2008-2009

2007-2008

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by The National WWII Museum

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"Don't You Know There's A War On?": The American Home Front in WWII

The Home Front program begins with a brief background describing how the U.S. entered the war. Students then tackle four challenges of the Home Front: making all the materials we need to win, dealing with food shortages, and keeping America...

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A Day of Infamy: The Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

In the war that changed the world it was the day that changed the war—a “Day of Infamy.” That day brought the United States into WWII, adding the strength and determination of the American people to the Allied arsenal as it struggled to defeat...

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Continuing the Warrior Tradition: American Indians in WWII

Perfect for November's American Indian Heritage Month! In addition to the most famous group of American Indians,the Navajo Code Talkers, uncover surprising and lesser-known stories of these warriors in uniform. Hear segments from the Museum’s...

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D-Day: The Turning Point of the War in Europe

What a difference a day makes! Learn about the challenges of planning and executing the largest amphibious landing in history, D-Day. Make key decisions about where and when Operation Overlord should be launched and see if your strategy aligns...

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Double Victory: African Americans in WWII

The National WWII Museum explores with your students the African American struggle against totalitarianism abroad and racism at home. Students meet Pearl Harbor hero Dorie Miller, the Montford Point Marines, the Tuskegee Airmen, and the seven...

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I AM an American! Japanese Internment in WWII

Students explore the story of Eva Hashiguchi, who spent her high-school days as an internee in Jerome, Arkansas. Through her account, witness how wartime hysteria and racial prejudice led to one of the darkest chapters of American history...

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It's OUR War, Too! American Women in WWII

When Americans were called to action, women "did their part" despite stereotyping and discrimination. The war spurred many women to enter the workforce for the first time, all while managing a household alone and upholding wartime duties. Women...

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Iwo Jima and the War in the Pacific

The National WWII Museum takes your students on a virtual tour of the Museum's Pacific exhibit, concentrating on artifacts, oral histories, and maps. The island-hopping campaign leads them to Iwo Jima, where they learn about the campaign and...

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Los Veteranos: Latinos in World War II

This program is offered free of charge during National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15- October 15) through generous support from Pan American Life Insurance Group.Spanish speaking peoples from the United States played an integral part in...

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The 75th Anniversary of D-Day Electronic Field Trip

Commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and embark on a virtual transatlantic adventure to the sites where D-Day history was made. Guided by student reporters from the United States, England, Canada, and France, this journey will provide...

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The Holocaust: One Teen's Story of Persecution and Survival

Hear personal testimony from Eva Schloss, stepsister of Anne Frank and survivor of Auschwitz. Through video recorded selections of Eva's story from the Museum's oral history collection, students will encounter the physical and emotional ordeal of...

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The War That Changed Your World: Science and Technology of WWII

Today’s televisions, computers, and cell phones can all trace their origins to technological advancements realized during WWII. Other facets of our modern lives owe a debt to WWII, too: modern building materials, ways of teaching and learning...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Kate Fitzgerald   distancelearning@nationalww2museum.org
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans LA 70130
5045281944425
United States

http://www.nationalww2museum.org/distance-learning

Primary Disciplines

The programs of The National WWII Museum cover:

Social Studies/History
Character Education
Problem Solving