Educators & Students

Explore the Museum and Memorial's Education Resources

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

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. Can’t visit in person? Schedule a free electronic field trip.

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 WWI 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.

Professional Development

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


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