Student Activities

94 Result(s)
Grade Range
9-12
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.

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.

 

Grade Range
K-5
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.