CLassroom activities, etc

 

Classroom Activities, etc

Check here for news, schedule info, updates, etc. as the year goes on.  Please check for updates, etc. during the year.




1950s-1990s Events Website

  1. - this site works GREAT for most events (just search around a bit by category and click the “+” sign)

http://www.history.com/topics




Concentration Camp Tours

  1. -Click HERE to the see the Dachau tour Powerpoint

  2. -Click HERE to see a video tour of Auschwitz on Youtube


WORLD WAR II Games, videos, etc:

1) a 45 sec look at Hiroshima after the bombing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XIMc5BdGdU&feature=related


  1. 2)A nice website about Japanese American removal to Internment camps

http://amhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/non-flash/removal_process.html


3) Go visit the interactive Secret Annex of Anne Frank (hiding from the Holocaust)

http://www.annefrank.org/en/Subsites/Home/Enter-the-3D-house/#/house/20/help/


4) Flocabulary – “Would you drop it?” WWII summary

http://flocabulary.com/world-war-ii/


5) Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb - 360 degree panorama tinyurl.com/3pd4b2h


6) What would your city have looked like if it had been hit by the Hiroshima bomb? tinyurl.com/44xjpel


7) Tank warfare “Choose your own adventure” type game WWII (from Canada!)

http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/games/armwar/indexwareng.shtml


8) GREAT D-Day interactive website (narrated, actual survivor interviews, etc)

http://www.ddaytovictory.ca/


  1. 9)World War II warfare simulation (“Warfare 1944”)

http://www.worldwargames.org/warfare-1944-game.html




WORLD WAR II Links

1) Check out this “The Price of Freedom” online exhibit.  This has links to all of America’s wars (but choose the WWII one for this activity)

http://americanhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/exhibition/flash.html


2) Check out History.com’s interactive WWII experience (click on different areas on the map to see interactives, etc.)

http://www.history.com/shows/wwii-in-hd/interactives/inside-wwii-interactive


3) This is an outstanding interactive site titled “D-Day to Victory”!

http://www.ddaytovictory.ca/


4) See the link below for information regarding the Nazi concentration camp system

http://www.ushmm.org/outreach/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007720


5)  See the link below for information regarding the Holocaust (from the Museum of WWII)

http://www.museumofworldwarii.com/TourText/Area07_Holocaust.htm


6) A very nice collection of Holocaust links

cybraryman.com/holocaust.html





CINDERELLA MAN

1) ESPN History vs Hollywood comparison of “Cinderella Man”

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=merron/050604


2) On Youtube, you can see the actual championship fight between James Braddock & Max Baer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B2iLLgSY4U


3) Was Max Baer misrepresented in “Cinderella Man”?  Interesting links

http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Judaism/2005/06/The-Real-Max-Baer-Is-Missing-From-Cinderella-Man.aspx


http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/culturebox/2005/06/fight_snub.single.html


4) Great website on Jim Braddock with a lot of information

http://www.jamesjbraddock.com/theman/





Dust Bowl Interactive Activity

  1. 1)Make sure you have HEADPHONES for this activity

  2. 2)Click HERE to go to the activity - follow the instructions when you get there


Roaring 20s Interactive

  1. 1)Make sure you have HEADPHONES for this activity

2) Can you survive the 1920s? Play this interactive game to find out:

http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/en/keys/games/18








KNOW YOUR STATES:  Practice here for our states map quizzes!

http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/unitedstates.html


KNOW YOUR COUNTRIES:  Practice here for our World Geo map quizzes!

http://world-geography-games.com/