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FOR TEACHERS & STUDENTS:

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The National WWII Museum is a dynamic educational resource, serving the needs of teachers and students from grade school through the post-graduate level. USA Today gave the Museum its top rank as one of the “Best Places to Learn U.S. Military History." Exhibitions and programs allow students from all backgrounds to explore the values and beliefs—the universal concepts—that Americans and their Allies embraced during World War II.

Explore this section to learn about our distance learning programs, find primary sources, and more!


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FEATURED PROGRAMS & RESOURCES:

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Student Travel 2014 Essay Contest Kids Corner

High school and college students can earn college credit on a trip to France or during a weeklong residential program in New Orleans. Space is limited.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2014 Essay Contest. Winners will be announced here on May 1, 2014.

Make your own propaganda posters, test your memory, solve puzzles and more! Learn about World War II and have fun.


Japanese American Field Trip Yearbooks Education Blog

Guided tour of the Museum's special exhibit, From Barbed Wire to Battlefields: Japanese American Experiences in WWII. For grades 6-12.

Collected from across the US, these yearbooks present a new opportunity to experience the many challenges, setbacks and triumphs of the war through the eyes of America’s youth.

Keep up to date on the latest WWII lesson plans, classroom ideas, and hear about what students are doing around the country.

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EDUCATION PROJECTS:

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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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