Thursday, March 19, 2009

Field Trip and Online Resources for U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Headed down to D.C. today for our annual trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This is part of a project -- which also involves reading first-hand accounts and meeting with survivors -- that our Seniors do in their last semester at school.

For those of you who have not had the opportunity to visit, here are the current online exhibitions; they comprise a remarkable digital resource for the study of the Holocaust and the War.

1 comment:

  1. Here's and addition to the Paperless Classroom.

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