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Doug Thistle Visitor
Very impressive place that inspires deep thoughts. From the start of colonial imperialism and on to the end of World War II. Never forget, or be so unprepared. Can't say enough, a must see for any history buffs.
The National Museum of the Pacific War’s free livestreaming lessons are award winning programs recognized for media innovation and the virtual experience by the Texas Association of Museums. Our programs come to classrooms right from the middle of our 55,000 square feet of state-of-the-art, exhibit space, from our Living History Battlefield, our Learning Lab or anywhere on our 6-acre campus right to your classroom. Please select a lesson that would support your needs today!
“Operation Overview”- World War II History in Review
This lesson is designed to engage 11th Grade students in thinking about the significance of the time period of 1939 to 1945 (World War II) as a turning point in United States History.
Advancing Across the Pacific
The 5th or 6th grade student will understand the concept of the island hopping strategy used by the United States during the war against Japan to include the routes used in the advance across the Pacific and the locations of some of the major islands captured.
Ethnic Groups in World War II
The 4th or 5th grade student understands important issues, events and individuals of the 20th Century and can summarize the contributions of people of various racial and ethnic groups in the development of Texas and the United States.