Education Announcements

The Victory Gardens of WWII

Visit the Classroom Victory Garden Project website to learn about food production during WWII, find lesson plans and activities for elementary students, get tips for starting your own garden and try out simple Victory Garden recipes!

The Science and Technology of WWII

Visit our new interactive website to learn about wartime technical and scientific advances that forever changed our world.

Operation Footlocker

Turn your students into history detectives as they ponder over the origins and uses of these intriguing pieces of WWII history.

Student Video Contest

Lights, Camera, Action!

To celebrate The National WWII Museum's "Experience The Victory" Grand Opening in November 2009, we call on students across the country to submit short videos of themselves answering the question:


"What can the WWII generation teach my generation?"


PRIZES:  By submitting an appropriate video, you will be entered into a drawing for one of five Flip Mino video recorders. Selected student videos will be featured on The National WWII Museum's website in the weeks leading up to the November 6 Grand Opening weekend.


Submission Rules:

  • Videos must not be longer than two minutes.
  • Videos can be simple head shots or include props and edited elements.
  • Students may only submit videos individually.
  • Only one submission per student is allowed.
  • Students must be at least 12 years old to participate.
  • Deadline for submisions is 5PM Central Time, October 23, 2009.
  • For more information, email



Submission Instructions:

  • Upload your video to
  • Fill out and send the submission form below.  This form must be filled out fully and accurately for your video to be accepted.
  • Check out selected student videos (maybe yours) at
  • If the Museum posts your video on our web site, we will let you know by email.

 Click here to submit your video.

"Experience the Victory" - 


CLICK HERE to view selected videos.

All video submissions become property of The National WWII Museum and may be reproduced, in whole or part, by the Museum in printed or electronic form. Proper attribution will be made.

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