S.C. 5th-graders experience WWII air raid with interactive app

About 1,500 fifth-graders in the Berkeley County School District in South Carolina have been shown what it was like to serve aboard an aircraft carrier during World War II, thanks to an interactive application. The students viewed a movie about the Doolittle Raid during a field trip to Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum and had to complete the historic mission in a virtual re-creation of the raid on iPads. "The kids understand the iPads and the technology, and it's definitely an interesting way to bring history to life," said Keith Grybowski, the museum's education director.

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