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  • Food on the Home Front
  • Rationing
  • Our Food is Fighting
  • War Bonds
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“Don’t You Know There’s a War On?” The U.S. Home Front during WWII:

A FREE Electronic Field Trip from The National WWII Museum

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the distribution of Ration Book One, join us for a special one-time only webinar about the United States Home Front. Students will explore scrapping, War Bonds, war production, and rationing through the eyes of children. Together they find answers more satisfying than the wartime standard: “Don’t You Know There’s a War On?” Your students will sing along to Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, show off their jitterbug dance moves, and shop for groceries during 1944. A fun and entertaining program for the end of the school year! Perfect for grades 4-8.

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When Is It?

We’re offering the same program at two times to accommodate schools in all time zones.

Date: Thursday, May 3, 2012
Times: 9:00AM CST and 1:00PM CST
Length: Approximately one hour

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What You Need

All you need to participate in the webinar is an internet connection. For your whole class to participate, you’ll also need an LCD projector or interactive whiteboard and external speakers.

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To register, please fill out the form below. For more information or if you have any questions, email virtualclassroom@nationalww2museum.org


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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.

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