Student Activities

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Woodrow Wilson and Latin America: Map of Caribbean

At the time of Woodrow Wilson's inauguration, the United States had extensive economic and strategic interests throughout Latin America. Accompanies the EDSITEment curriculum unit: Woodrow Wilson and Foreign Policy.

Cuban Missile Crisis Interactive

This interactive puts the student in the role of President Kennedy, having to decide among several options for responding to the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba.

North Africa and Southern Europe Map

With this interactive map, students learning about World War II can trace the progress of the Allied troops in North Africa and Southern Europe.

Grade Range
6-12
Interactive Map on the D-Day Invasion of Normandy

Students may be interested in getting a sense for what combat in the European theater was really like. Most of the pop-ups on the interactive map include oral histories by men who participated in these engagements.

 

Battle of Thermopylae

The Greek historian Herodotus (c. 484-425 BCE), our best source of information about the battle of Thermopylae, depicted in the movie 300, was born several years after the battle actually took place, but the memory of that heroic stand was still very much alive among the Greeks.