Asan Beach Unit Closed Off a Section Due to Little Fire Ants
Due to the presence of the invasive Little Fire Ant, War in the Pacific National Historical Park has closed a part of the Asan Beach Unit. More »
Additional Closure in Asan Beach Unit
The park has closed an additional area along Asan Beach due to the invasive Little Fire Ant. More »
Temporary Closure of Asan Bay Overlook
Renovations have begun at the Asan Bay Overlook, including removal and replacement of panels at the Memorial Wall. To ensure visitor safety and provide space for equipment, sections of the site will be closed to the public through mid-July. More »
War in the Pacific National Historical Park is your outdoor classroom to discover!
Teachers of all subjects are encouraged to submit lesson plans relating to World War II history as well as the natural and scenic objects at War in the Pacific National Historical Park. Contact the Education Specialist to find out how you can be a Lead Teacher volunteer for the park by designing lessons that can be utilized by educators all over the island.
Educators on Guam have already put together several lesson plans that can be used in the park units and the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center. These lesson plans are tools to help your students make the most of their trip, and are also models to create your own for future visits.
History: Honor the people of the past by learning about the battles of the Pacific Theater of World War II. These lesson plans were created by enthusiastic teachers and educators on Guam.
Powers of Persuasion
Video Guides, Handouts, Worksheets, and Lesson Plan, .zip file, 2.01 MB
Primary Sources Lesson Plan, .pdf file, 176 KB
Selling the War
Selling the War Lesson Plan, .pdf file, 156 KB
Strategizing the Recapture of Guam
Video Guides, Lesson Plan, Game, Answer Guides, .zip file, 1.22 MB
Surviving the War
Surviving the War Lesson Plan, .pdf file, 461 KB
The Cost of War
The Cost of War Lesson Plan, .pdf file, 665 KB
Unsung Heroes Lesson Plan, .pdf file 361 KB
Valor in the Pacific
Valor in the Pacific Lesson Plan, Picture Sheet, Score Sheet, Word Sheet, .zip file, 800 KB
Voices of the Pacific
Voices of the Pacific Guidelines, Handouts, Rubric, Lesson Plan, .zip file, 0.97 MB
We are at War Decimals
We are at War Decimals Lesson Plan, .pdf file, 174 KB
Science: The better we understand the environment around us, the better we can manage and care for it. National Park Service staff worked with a teacher, two undergraduate students, and a marine science graduate student to develop the following lesson plans for your students! See more here.
Chamorro Village Role-playing
Chamorro Village Role-playing Lesson Plan, .pdf file, 189 KB
Photoquadrats on a Transect
Photoquadrats on a Transect Lesson Plan, .pdf file, 3.07 MB
Did You Know?
Fully one-third of all U.S. Marine deaths during the four-year War in the Pacific occurred during 36 days, in a single battle? That battle was Iwo Jima.