Join the Museum for award-winning interactive webcasts on compelling WWII topics.
Electronic Field Trips are streamed directly into your classroom—no special technology required. Focusing on the national impact of World War II, take your students on a cross-country tour of historic sites while examining fascinating artifacts and exhibits at The National WWII Museum. Hosted by student reporters, Electronic Field Trips will help your students understand how the war affected young people just like them.
Electronic Field Trip: Japanese American Experiences in World War II
Thursday, May 13, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. (CT)
Streaming into classrooms in May 2021, this Electronic Field Trip places students in the shoes of young Japanese Americans who were forcibly removed from the West Coast after the United States’ entrance into World War II. Your classroom will go on a journey with student reporters based in California and New Orleans as they gather accounts from those who experienced the Japanese American incarceration firsthand. Review the difficult decision of young Nisei men to serve their country even as their country turned its back on them, uprooting their lives and the lives of their families Understand the critical legacy of the preservation of the internment camps and their stories—and the lasting reminder that democratic principles are often fragile in the face of war.
Check out the recordings of our past Electronic Field Trips below.