Dr. Patricia Bath

“A Phenomenal Story”: A Student Discovers the Barrier-Breaking Life and Work of Dr. Patricia Bath

Read about one student's research into legislative, genealogical and video sources to create a National History Day documentary project about Dr. Patricia Bath.

What Happens in Washington?: A New Distance Learning Program

Sign up for our new "What Happens in Washington?" online program for K-2 students, or for one of our other K-12 distance learning options.

The Presidential Primary Sources Project. January-March, 2021. A Free, interactive classroom videoconferencing program for grades 4-12.

Free Online Programs on the Presidency Begin January 19th

Sign up for free, standards-aligned, 45-minute interactive videoconferencing programs aimed at students in grades 4-12.

Hand raising in the air in front of an American flag at a march at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, in 2000

The Bill of Rights and Expanding Rights in America

Find primary source documents and teaching activities related to protecting and expanding rights in America in commemoration of Bill of Rights Day on December 15.

Amelia Earhart activity, Monuments Activity, Letter analysis activity

K-5 Teaching Resources

Find resources for teaching K-5 students, including primary sources, online teaching activities, and virtual programs.

Communication in History: Resources for NHD 2021

Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!

19th Amendment Centennial Commemoration

Commemorating the 19th Amendment

Join us for webinars, online student programs, and more to commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment.

Summer Student Programs and Teacher Professional Development

Summer & Fall Online Student Programs and Professional Development Webinars for Educators

Join us online this summer and fall! We have programs for K-12 students and professional development for educators.

Family tree

Elementary Age At-Home Learning Activities

We've created activities and ideas for teaching elementary age children. These resources focus on skills like sequencing and finding clues in historical objects, and topics like symbols and national monuments.