FREE SPECIAL EVENT WEBINARS:
Free Webinars from The National WWII Museum
Expand the walls of your classroom and make cross-curricular connections with the Museum’s FREE webinar series. Students have the opportunity to interact with authors, historians and Museum experts to explore a broad of array of topics that bring WWII history to life. No special technology needed, thousands of students can connect to the Museum at once simply via their classroom computer to view live, interactive programs that immerse students in history. Over 20,000 students from across the country tuned in, examined Museum oral histories and artifacts, and asked questions of guest speakers and Museum experts. Register for one of our webinars below today!
Thank you for participating in the Museum’s free student webinars for the 2013-2014 school year. With thousands of students and teachers watching from almost every state in the country, this school year featured some of our most popular and unique programs yet. Check back this summer to see our lineup of student webinars for the 2014-2015 school year.
Did you miss one of the webinars from this past school year? Watch a free recording of each program.
Under the Blood-Red Sun: Exploring Pearl Harbor through Historical Fiction with special guest author Graham Salisbury
The Monuments Men: Saving Europe’s Cultural Treasures with special guest author Robert Edsel
Exploring Japanese American Imprisonment and Internment with special guests curator Kim Guise and poet Brian Komei Dempster
Frequently Asked Questions:
What do I need to watch the webinar?
- If you have not run an Adobe Connect webinar in the past, you need to test your system here (ensures you have an updated version of Adobe Flash Player, etc). You will also receive this information in your confirmation email.
- If there’s an entire classroom watching the webinar, you will need a smart board or digital projector and external speakers.
- You will receive a teacher guide via email with curriculum materials specific to the WWII topic covered in the webinar.
How do I get into the webinar?
- Anyone with the specific Adobe Connect URL can access the webinar. NOTE: The webinar streams from Adobe Connect, not from The National WWII Museum website. You will receive a link to the specific webinar room in the confirmation email.
- You will enter the webinar as a "GUEST." No login credentials necessary! The webinar room is BLOCKED TO GUEST ACCESS up to half an hour before the webinar begins. It will open up to guests half an hour before the webinar is set to start.
What if I’m having technical difficulties once I enter the webinar room?
- Shut down all programs on your computer. If the problem persists, close out and restart Adobe Connect. If you have a weak wireless signal, you might want to connect with an Ethernet line.
Is there a recording of the program available?
- After the program, registrants are emailed an online evaluation. If you complete the evaluation, you will receive a link to the recording of the webinar. It is available for about a month after the program.
Student Travel – WWII Educational Tours
High school and college students, learn the leadership principles that helped win WWII on a trip to France or during a weeklong residential program in New Orleans. College credit is available, and space is limited.
See You Next Year! HS Yearbooks from WWII
Collected from across the United States, the words and pictures of these yearbooks present a new opportunity to experience the many challenges, setbacks and triumphs of the war through the eyes of America’s youth.
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. Incorporates STEM principles to use in the classroom.
Kids Corner: Fun and Games!
Make your own propaganda posters, test your memory, solve puzzles and more! Learn about World War II and have fun at the same time.