Learn more about New Mexico’s role in World War II, especially focusing on the Manhattan Project and its legacy. Find out how the discovery of uranium changed culture and the economy and impacted our environment. Teachers may also wish to inquire about more inclusive presentation including the subject of Japanese internment camps in New Mexico and the unique role played by Navajo code talkers in the Pacific.
Social studies, science, geography, economy, contemporary issues
Program Targeted to: 7th – 12th Grade