Remembering Pearl Harbor: 75th Anniversary

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December 7 marks the 75th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Below are several resources--including a live, electronic field trip--you can use with your students. Find these and more at  PBS LearningMedia

Remember Pearl Harbor | Electronic Field Trip | Grades 6-12
December 7 marks the 75th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. In recognition, WYES and The National WWII Museum are hosting a free Electronic Field Trip, "Remember Pearl Harbor," for teachers and students.

Soldiers, Veterans, and War in American Life | Grades 2-13+    
From the War of 1812 and WWII to Iraq and Afghanistan, bring stories from the battlefront into the classroom with personal oral histories, archival footage, statistical data and more.

Video | The Attack on Pearl Harbor |  Grades 5-10   
Go back in time to Dec. 7, 1941, when Pearl Harbor was attacked, with this segment of Iowa Public Television's "Iowa’s WWll Stories." Includes background essay + discussion questions to spark class discussion. 

Video | Pearl Harbor | Grades 6-12
Using this class discussion and writing project lesson from Panhandle PBS, students learn about the causes and events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Georgia World War II Oral History Project | Grades 6-12    
Offer students an insider perspective of WWII through the eyes of those who were touched by it with Georgia Public Broadcasting's World War II Veterans Oral History Project collection.

FDR's Pearl Harbor Speech | Grades 9-12    
"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy…" Supplement history lessons by sharing FDR's response to the attack on Pearl Harbor. (Via American Experience) 

WW2 - Crash Course World History | 9-13+    
Why did the Axis powers think forceful expansion was a good idea? How did the Allies ultimately prevail? Students explore these questions and more in this Crash Course. 

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