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WW ll
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This podcast gives an overview of events and leaders during World War II using pictures and video from the National archive and archive.org. It includes the speech that President Roosevelt gave the day after Pearl Harbor.


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The Holocaust
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In this podcast, you can see an overview of the Holocaust. It includes information such as when it began, who was in charge of it, and more. All of the images were created by me. The background music was created by me as well. I recorded all of the narration myself. It includes useful information about the Holocaust and can be a help to students working on report papers or other school related works. 


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Southern Museum of Flight
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This podcast showcases how the Southern Museum of Flight can be used as an educational tool aligning the museum artifacts and dioramas to the Alabama Course of Study.


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Darkness into Life
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The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center is proud to be able to loan Darkness into Life: Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art to your school, community or museum.  This unique educational exhibit features the stories of 20 Alabama Holocaust survivors.  It teaches the history of the Holocaust and offers a rich understanding of its impact on these individuals and their families. This video serves as an introduction to the exhibit.  To be considered to borrow the exhibit, go to http://www.bhamholocausteducation.org/borrow-exhibits.htm


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Why Should We Remember?
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An 8-minute video introduction to the BHEC exhibit, "Darkness into Life: Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art".   The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center is proud to be able to loan Darkness into Life: Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art to your school, community or museum.  This unique educational exhibit features the stories of 20 Alabama Holocaust survivors.  It teaches the history of the Holocaust and offers a rich understanding of its impact on these individuals and their families. For additional information of Darkness Into Life contact the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center. http://bhamholocausteducation.org/darknessintolife.htm


Thinkfinity Podcasts


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Subject: Social Studies
Title: World War II Overview: North Atlantic and North Africa     
Description: This video, an overview of the Allied efforts in the North Atlantic and North Africa, was compiled from original video footage as part of the Price of Freedom learning resources package for use with the The Soldiers Experience lesson plan. It was produced to accompany the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War , by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
Thinkfinity Partner: Smithsonian
Grade Span: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Social Studies
Title: World War II Cartoons     
Description: Cartoons from World War II helped explain the war to children and encouraged families to do their part for the war cause.This video is part of the Price of Freedom learning resources package for use with the Mobilizing Children WWII lesson plan. It was produced to accompany the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War , by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
Thinkfinity Partner: Smithsonian
Grade Span: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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