Educator Resources for Korean War

You’ve heard of the Korean War — now find out all about it. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the complicated history between North and South Korea. Find out about when and why Korea was divided, including who occupied North Korea, and who occupied South Korea. Discover the major differences between the governments these countries established and see what happened when one of the Koreas invaded the other in 1950. You’ll learn about the early success of the American troops in the Korean War and what their big mistake was. Finally, you’ll find out how a peace agreement was negotiated and what goes on today in the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas. It’s a complex history but one that bears learning about!

Lesson Plans

North Korea Lesson Plan: Diary Entry

Grade Levels: 9-12
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