The Pritzker Military Museum & Library broadcasts Virtual Classroom Connections and Webinars from the Virtual Learning Studio.
Virtual Classroom Connections
Led by professional museum educators, Virtual Classroom Connections are interactive lessons that are video conferenced live into a classroom. During the session, students analyze maps, photographs, artifacts, oral histories, and cartoons to uncover the innovations, social impacts, motivations, and outcomes of specific topics in military history.
Need to Know: Virtual Classroom Connections are $75.00 per session. Select from the list of program offerings and request a session. Each session is 45 minutes long.
An open-ended discussion with a Pritzker Military Museum & Library historian on the work of historians and work in museums. Discussions may also include specific topics students are learning, help with basic National History Day questions, or virtual guest speaker opportunities in classrooms.
Students follow the story of Major General (then Captain) John Borling and his experience as a POW in the infamous North Vietnamese prison, the Hanoi Hilton.
Students explore the Pacific Theater of World War II through the stories and sacrifices of American soldiers who island hopped their way to victory.
The space race captivated the American public in the 1960s. Students analyze the “Why the Moon” speech that President Kennedy delivered at Rice University and discover the innovations that thousands of civilians, scientist, engineers, and mathematicians made to make that dream possible.
Webinars are live presentations broadcast into classrooms around the country that explore diverse topics around American contributions in military history.
POWs in The Great War
Learn about one of the most globally shared experiences of WWI, being a prisoner of war with Lora Vogt, Curator of Education and Interpretation of the National WWI Museum and Memorial.Register Now
Guests of the Third Reich
Kimberly Guise, Senior Curator at The National WWII Museum, will explore aspects of the American POW experience in Europe and how many “Guests of the Third Reich” coped with captivity.Register Now
Veterans and Civil Rights
World War II showed many Black Americans that they were fighting for freedoms they did not have themselves at home, lighting a fire that would ignite into the modern Civil Rights Movement.Register Now