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Electronic Field Trips

Cross-Country WWII Explorations Streamed Right into your Classroom

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. 

Upcoming Program

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.

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Check out the recordings of our past Electronic Field Trips below.

Past Programs—Watch on Demand Now!

The Manhattan Project Electronic Field Trip

Student reporters examine the revolutionary science of nuclear energy and the race to produce an atomic weapon in complete secrecy. Perfect for students in grades 7–12.

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Guided by student reporters, classrooms around the world will embark on a virtual transatlantic adventure to discover the lessons and legacies of Operation Overlord, the code name for the massive Allied invasion of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. Perfect for students in grades 7–12. 

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In this interactive cross-country journey, your students in grades 6-12 will learn how the pursuit for both victory and equality shaped the story of World War II and transformed the United States for decades to come.  Winner of a Silver Telly Award for online educational programming.

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Remember Pearl Harbor - How Students Like You Experienced the Day of Infamy

On December 7, 2016—the 75th anniversary of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor—The National WWII Museum and New Orleans PBS member station WYES hosted a student program that focused on the events of that momentous day.  Watch as student reporters explore historic locations and museums, including the USS Arizona Memorial, the Pacific Aviation Museum, the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and The National WWII Museum. Winner of a Suncoast Regional Emmy for youth programming. 

We're All in this Together: How Students Like You Helped Win WWII

The WWII-era slogan—We're All In This Together!—included students just like yours on the Home Front. Tune in to WYES and The National WWII Museum's electronic field trip all about the lives of students during World War II. Follow student reporters as they explore the Museum, learn about rationing, grow a Victory garden, dance the jitterbug, and collect scrap for the war effort.


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