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EduHound Weekly: November 17, 2005

EduHound Weekly: November 17, 2005

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: PEARL HARBOR

"...December 7th, 1941 -- a date which will live in infamy -- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.."
Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Spotlight Site of the Week!  
National Geographic: Remembering Pearl Harbor
http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/pearlharbor/
Experience the Pearl Harbor attack: virtual war maps, survivors' personal stories, rare photographs, time lines, and more from National Geographic.
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Additional Sites:

Pearl Harbor Raid - Dept. of the Navy
Features a historical overview and special image selection on the Pearl Harbor raid, chosen from the more comprehensive coverage
http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/events/wwii-pac/pearlhbr/pearlhbr.htm

Attack on Pearl Harbor - Wikipedia
This attack has been called the Bombing of Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Pearl Harbor but, most commonly, the Attack on Pearl Harbor or simply Pearl Harbor. Learn more here.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Pearl_Harbor

My Story: Pearl Harbor
This content resource informs students about the events leading up to Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and the consequences that followed.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/pearl/

Remembering Pearl Harbor: Lesson Plans
This lesson is based on the National Register of Historic Places registration file "USS Arizona Wreck," and other materials from The National Park Service.
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/18arizona/18arizona.htm

Pearl Harbor - US History/World History lesson plan
Students will research the events that took place at Pearl Harbor; write an in-depth article as though they experienced those events firsthand; and discuss what lessons can be learned from Pearl Harbor.
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/pearlharbor/

JUDI'S CORNER

This week features a joint offering from The Foundation for Teaching Economics & EdGate:

Foundation for Teaching Economics: State Standards
http://www.fte.org/statestandards.htm
The comprehensive correlation project gives educators Internet access to economic education materials that are cross referenced to their state's curriculum requirements. All information is available FREE in a teacher-friendly searchable database that will correlate specific state standards and benchmarks.


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