Posts Tagged ‘Pearl Harbor’

Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 7th, 2017

 

It’s Thursday, December 7, 2017, and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Remembering Pearl Harbor: The USS Arizona Memorial

(www.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/18arizona/18arizona.htm)

Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 5-12, with parental supervision)

 

On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked the US Naval Base at Pearl Harbor. In the words of then President Franklin Roosevelt, it was “a date that would live in infamy”. This website from the National Park Service and from their “Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans” collection, helps students examine the events and history of Pearl Harbor and the memorialized USS Arizona.

After reading the introduction, scroll down to the “Table of Contents” which provides a linked layout of the lesson plan. Use the links in the layout to work through the plan. Concepts covered include: 

  • Setting the Stage: Historical Context – summary information about the purpose of the study
  • Locating the Site: Maps – Use the maps of Hawaii, Japan, the island of Oahu, and Pearl Harbor while working through the reading sections.
  • Determining the Facts: Readings – concise texts about the attack on Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial
  • Determining the Facts: Charts – Use charts to answer questions.
  • Visual Evidence: Images – pictures that can be used with the lesson plan
  • Putting It All Together: Activities – four extension activities for better understanding

On every page there are thought-provoking questions to help students analyze the information presented. Select the “Supplementary Resources” link for additional sites for further study.  


Add this website to your list for World War II history studies. 

Museum of World War II Virtual Tour

September 2nd, 2016

 

It’s Friday, September 2, 2016, and time for a Virtual Field Trip

at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Museum of World War II

(museumofworldwarii.org/virtual-tour.html)

Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)

 

Explore the artifacts at the Museum of World War II in Natick, Massachusetts at this website.

There are two ways to navigate around this website by either using the interactive museum map or by using the links in the right hand sidebar menu. Exhibits include: 

  • America Enters the War
  • Germany in the 1920’s
  • Rise of Nazism
  • German Military
  • Fall of France
  • Battle of Britain
  • Occupied Europe
  • Holocaust
  • Pearl Harbor
  • D-Day
  • Liberation
  • Atomic Bomb
  • Japan Surrenders
  • Collapse of Germany
  • German War Trials
  • Japanese War Trials
  • Prisoners of War
  • Enigma Code Machine
  • And much more.

Each page includes a brief introduction and example of artifacts in the museum along with an explanation about the item. Click on the image to enlarge, then hit the back button to return to the page. When on an exhibit page, visitors can use the map to navigate to a different area.

There are hundreds of items to examine, so be sure to bookmark this website to come back to as you wish.

Virtual Field Trip to Pearl Harbor!

December 6th, 2013

Hi! It’s Friday, December 6, 2013 and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
National Geographic: Remembering Pearl Harbor

Age Range: 11-18 and up (Middle School, High School, and beyond)

This is a remarkable, free, multi-media presentation by National Geographic that commemorates the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, resulting in the United States engagement in WWII.

When you get to the site (turn on your speakers to hear the music and narration), you’ll see a map. Click on it to access an account of the attack on Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii, using real photos, footage, and first-hand accounts.

It’s like a field trip back in time to December 7, 1941 that President Franklin D. Roosevelt said is, “a date which will live in infamy.”

This presentation will provoke thought and discussion about U.S. and World history.

Virtual Field Trip to Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941

December 7th, 2012

Hi! It’s Friday, December 7, 2012 and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

National Geographic: Remembering Pearl Harbor

Age Range: 11 and up (with parental supervision)

December 7th is the day (in 1941) that the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. At this website, you can watch a multi-media presentation by National Geographic that explains the events surrounding this tragic and historic event.

When you get to the site you’ll see an interactive map (turn on your speakers to hear the narration).

Click on the map to access an account of the attack on Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii, using real photos, footage, and first-hand accounts.

You’ll also find information on the ships and planes at Pearl Harbor, as well as a timeline of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the events of World War II.

This presentation is like taking a field trip back in time to December 7, 1941 that President Franklin D. Roosevelt said is, “a date which will live in infamy.”

This is a remarkable presentation that will provoke thought and discussion about U.S. and World history.

Virtual Field Trip to Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941

December 4th, 2009

Hi!  It’s Friday, December 4, 2009 and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
National Geographic: Remembering Pearl Harbor
http://www.homefires.com/click?pearlharbor

Age Range: 11-18 and up (Middle School, High School, and Beyond)

ClickScholar Doreen Krip suggested this website when she wrote, “My grandson really enjoys this site. He first watched it when he was 11 years old. He is now 14 and still loves the presentation. Hope you pass it on as the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor is on Monday, December 7th.”

This is a remarkable, multi-media presentation by National Geographic.  When you get to the site (turn on your speakers to hear the narration), you’ll see a map.  Click on it to access an account of the attack on Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii, using real photos, footage, and first-hand accounts. It’s like a field trip back in time to December 7, 1941 that President Franklin D. Roosevelt said is, “a date which will live in infamy.”

This is a remarkable presentation that will provoke thought and discussion about U.S. and World history.

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