STEM in 30

Victory Over Japan and the End of WWII

Available starting September 3

Presented Online

75 years ago, World War II ended with the surrender of Japan. In this episode, explore the events that led to the end of the Second World War from people who were there and learn how this conflict impacted communities around the world, including your own. 

Have questions after the program? Tune in to our live chat on Thursday, September 10, at 1 pm to learn more about World War II. 

Standards for Educators

    NSS-USH.5-12.8 (Great Depression and WWII)
    NSS-WH.5-12.9 (Post War US)
    MS-ETS1-1 Engineering Design (Scientific Principles to find a conclusion to a problem)

For more educational resources on World War II, be sure to check out the STEM in 30 collection on Smithsonian Learning Lab.

STEM in 30 is the National Air and Space Museum’s Emmy-nominated webcast series for middle school students. Tune in every month to share the fascination of aviation and space with your students.

This program is made possible by the generous support of Boeing. 

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