Electronic Field Trips

Bring the National WWI Museum and Memorial to Your Class

Ideal for groups of 15-100 participants, these Zoom meetings allow Museum and Memorial educators to provide a live 45-minute digital lesson with time built-in for a student Q&A session. Educators will present on specific WWI topics that emphasizes objects, photographs and documents from the Museum and Memorial’s collection.

Tailored to students in grades 5-12, electronic field trips are available to book at any time between 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Central Time during the listed dates. As a private experience, times are reserved for one school, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Email education@theworldwar.org to schedule a free, one-on-one experience for your classroom, made possible through the Regnier Family Foundation Distance Learning Program. Space is limited!

Fall 2021 Schedule

Friday, Oct. 8 — A World at War
Monday, Oct. 11 — A World at War
Friday, Oct. 15 — A World at War
Monday, Oct. 18 — A World at War
Friday, Nov. 5 — Armistice Day
Monday, Nov. 8 — Armistice Day
Friday, Nov. 12 — The U.S. Enters the War
Monday, Nov. 15 — The U.S. Enters the War
Monday, Nov. 29 — Beyond the Western Front
Friday, Dec. 3 — Beyond the Western Front
Monday, Dec. 6 — WWI Propaganda
Friday, Dec. 10 — WWI Propaganda
Monday, Dec. 13 — WWI Propaganda

Fall 2021 Topics

A World at War
What provoked global war in 1914?  Who fought who? How and where did they fight? How was the world affected? Explore the complex story of the Great War’s outbreak.

The U.S. Enters the War
After three years of neutrality, the United States officially joined the Allies in the Great War on April 6, 1917. Learn more about the impact and effect of American mobilization.

Armistice Day
After four long years of fighting and the loss of millions of lives, the guns on the Western Front fell silent on Nov. 11, 1918. Examine the mixed global reaction to Armistice Day, today recognized as Veterans Day.

Beyond the Western Front
With participants on every inhabited continent, the First World War was truly a global war. Discover the nations and heroes—outside of Europe—who were involved in the defining event of the 20th-century.

WWI Propaganda
Pictures, posters, postcards, oh my! Learn more about the various messages, media, and techniques of wartime propaganda.