Educators & Students

Explore the Museum's Education Resources

From free resources to internships, the Museum offers many exciting opportunities for educators and students alike. Contact our Education Department at or 816.888.8113 if you have questions.

Education Resources

A searchable database of primary source documents, lesson plans, articles, videos, and more from institutions including the National Archives, Library of Congress, Stanford History Education Group, HISTORY®, and many others.

Museum Lesson Plans

Lesson plans and educational activities created by the National World War I Museum and Memorial.

Educator newsletter

A bi-monthly email newsletter of free education resources and activities for teachers to help explain the importance of WWI to their students.

Plan a Field Trip

Museum visits encourage experiential learning, which has been proven to be one of the most effective methods of teaching. Grant assistance for qualifying schools is available.

Professional Development

Learn about our teacher workshops, fellowships, and other professional development opportunities for educators.


The Museum offers college students many exciting opportunities for rewarding internships.