Over 100 war stories were shared with us; we are honored to share them with you.
Things To Do
1. Watch The Homefront.
2. Complete Episode Quiz individually or as a group. (Note: The quiz has additional information and a related video.)
3. Student Glossary (PDF)
- Print Crossword Puzzle, (answers), and distribute them to the class.
4. Discussion Cards (PDF)
5. Class Activity - Desperate Move… Using Wind Energy (Activity)
6. Class Activity - Density Investigation: Team Boat (Activity)
Episode 17 Script
Dakota Life: Minuteman Missile
SDPB visits the a Minuteman Missile site.
On this page, you will find educational resources for the Dakota Pathways episode called The Homefront. There is an episode guide, additional videos, activities, and more.
You are 16-year-old Henry Tanaka. In 1941 the government forces you and 120,000 other innocent Japanese Americans into camps - how will you react?
At the start of the Cold War, Edgemont became useful for another type of industry, uranium mining.
Since its early existence, art has always been a creative medium for telling stories and providing perspective. We examine the life of a combat artist and the legacy of war.
In the winter of 1862, ten Lakota Warriors risked their lives and reputations for a novel concept - the rights of civilians during wartime.
The famous pheasant salad sandwich recipe.
Today's William J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans home in Hot Springs was established in 1889, largely thanks to the efforts of the many Civil War veterans who moved to the Dakota Territory after the war.
There’s a lost city, out among the rolling hills of Fall River County, south of Red Canyon.
When you're on the front lines, there's a greater chance you're going to die.
If you were working the butte country of Southwestern South Dakota in July of 1897, you might have spotted an unusual site: the first organized American mountain biking expedition.
"Dogs exhibit heroism under fire in extreme combat," says Jim Dugan (USAF ret) of Rapid City who spoke with SDPB's Lori Walsh about the role of dogs in Vietnam.
South Dakota has an extensive military history with at least a dozen forts being established in the territory throughout the 1800’s.