Information is presented in the manner of media during World War II which makes for a very engaging site. There are a number of routes to take: the Darkroom highlights WWII-related artifacts. The Timeline takes students on a journey of technology advances that led to the atomic bomb and the surrender of Japan. Activities, Ask the Expert, and a free poster round out this very different type of website on World War II.
Recently, President Barack Obama launched the “Educate to Innovate” campaign, a nationwide effort by public and private organizations to improve the participation and performance of America’s students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). What is your school or district doing to address this renewed focus on STEM education? Are you looking for ways to help your teachers expand their science knowledge and easily integrate STEM teaching into their classrooms?
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