Explore lesson plans, virtual tours, and multimedia materials to support your curriculum and your classroom, keeping students engaged through in-person or remote learning.
Resources from museums, archives, libraries, and research centers to support teachers during distance learning
Educational resources, professional development opportunities, and tips and tools from fellow teachers
Brightspark's webinar featuring industry experts and teachers sharing insights, tips, and best practices for educators of all subjects
Tips and techniques, and tools for your remote classroom from PBS
A portal from the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture with tools and guidance to empower and inspire conversations on race and equity
Interactive experiences catering to a wide rage of subjects and age ranges
List of remote museum tours compiled by The History Channel
Classroom resources, student activities, and opportunities for professional development from the National Geographic Society
Media resources for your History class by legendary filmmaker Ken Burns
Teacher guides, student guides, and more learning resources from Atlanta's dynamic and immersive institution exploring human rights across the globe and over time
A curated collection of animated videos that spread big ideas and answer questions you may not have even thought to ask
Access to famous documents throughout history
Database of resources for different subjects, time periods, and grade levels
Resources to increase critical thinking, reading, and writing skills (requires registration).
The History Explorer is a collection of lesson plans, activities, and videos with cross-curriculum links for all grades.
Visual and documentary support for U.S. history lessons in this collection of teaching resources.
Interactive maps illustrate themes and events in American history.
Writing assignments on specific periods in American history to help students hone their critical thinking skills
Online curriculum on civics, executive power, elections, and more
Online games quiz your students on civics and social studies knowledge
Lesson plans and interactive activities for the classroom on voting rights and processes
Lesson plans and other educational resources about World War I offered by this Kansas City museum.
Tools to understand the causes, allegiances, and consequences of the Great War, compiled by Vox
Online learning resources from the National World War II Museum in New Orleans
Resources covering the famous diarist's life and the history of the Second World War
Lesson plans, essays & discussions on our relations with countries to help understand our connected world.
Articles, oral histories, and more items documenting the American Civil Rights movement
Videos and lesson plans covering community organizing, tactics for justice, and more topics and events of the Civil Rights Movement and racial equality
Articles and videos, teacher resources, book lists, and more tools for educators
A resource guide for classrooms and communities focusing on "putting the movement back into Civil Rights Teaching"
Use Common Core standards to compare and contrast speeches from the Civil Rights Movement and a speech by Barack Obama to explore the use of rhetoric.
Multimedia recommendations from EmbraceRace
Tools and strategies from the Anti-Defamation League to help teachers engage students in conversations about race and racism
Articles, videos, lesson plans, and helpful links to help educators "work for change" in their classrooms, schools, and communities
Article from the Smithsonian Magazine on the impact of African Americans leaving the South in the early 20th century.
Speaker programs, tools for educators and parents, and community resources from the museum at the Lorraine Motel, site of Dr. King's assassination in Memphis
Lesson plans and more educational resources on the Civil Rights Movement
Videos, reports, tools, and curriculum resources on slavery, lynching, and racial injustice.
Article from Education Week with helpful links to lessons and tools for teachers
Collection of resources compiled by Teaching Tolerance
Classroom lesson from Teaching Tolerance
Activities from the National Park Service
Part of the "History in the Headlines" series, the book is an oral history of a conversation between historians and community leaders
A lesson plan from Facing History and Ourselves that was part of their Election 2020 collection.
Lessons on voter suppression from Democracy & Me and Cincinnati Public Radio
Teaching activity on voting rights from the Zinn Education Project
Article with background information and celebrations from Juneteenth.com
Article from Teaching Tolerance exploring the holiday's history and listing books and educator resources
Tips and tools from We Are Teachers
Website showcasing Black authors writing for young audiences
List compiled by BIPOC teachers and librarians for The New York Times
List compiled by the National Museum of African American History and Culture for the Smithsonian Magazine
Article in the Smithsonian Magazine Travel section listing virtual exhibits
Article listing 18 virtual experiences from Google Arts & Culture and the Civil Rights Trail
Article from The Today Show with helpful links for parents
Lesson plan evaluating stereotypes about Latin Americans and their migrations to the United States.
Lesson plans and resources for engaging in year-round dialogues on Hispanic heritage
Article listing 11 facts about the U.S. Latino population by age, geography, and origin group.
Virtual tours and exhibits, activities, and more tools from the US Capitol Visitor Center
A list of virtual art, history, and science museum experiences compiled by Destination DC
Virtual tours, classroom resources, and education programs teach us about President Lincoln's life, death, and legacy; the capital during the Civil War; and the power of oratory.
Resources on the Spanish-American War, African American Military Heroes, the 369th Infantry Regiment and more.
Virtual tour of George Washington's Virginia home
This article recounts the history of slavery and the early free black neighborhoods in the city.
Articles and videos from the History Channel showcase the headquarters of the US Department of Defense in Virginia
Educational resources and materials covering the events of September 11, 2001, and the significance of the memorial
Lesson plans on the themes of immigration, media, and propaganda to better understand the the Holocaust.
Classes, panels, and town halls on constitutional topics, themes, and procedures
A virtual field trip and classroom kit from the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia
Field trips and tours, activities, and newsletters from Philadelphia's museum on the Revolutionary War.
Virtual tour of this American icon in Philadelphia's Independence National Historic Park
Background information on the city's cultural icons
Virtual walking tour of Revolutionary War landmarks in Boston
Lesson plans organized by grade level to help students understand the country and the world at mid-century.
Blog articles, games, and a digital collection bring the history of "Old Ironsides" to life.
Programs and curriculum resources on New York City, NY State, and the U.S., made available online by the museum & library
Lesson plan from the New York Public Library connecting New Amsterdam to present-day New York City
The librarians of the New York Public Library offer reading suggestions for middle school readers
Hispanic culture activities & content for discussion, plus virtual tours of the exhibitions & archives covering 50 years of history
Browse famous monuments, skyscrapers, bridges, and more
A catalog of must-see sites
Short tours of Grand Central Station, the Brooklyn Bridge, Madison Square Garden, and more from YouVisit
Interactive map featuring the city's public art
Videos of the sprawling urban park by the Conservancy, committed to keeping the park clean & accessible for all
Interactive journey through history aboard the famous aircraft carrier
Data on New York City's population, languages spoken, education, age, place of birth, and more
Educational resources on the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, immigration, and genealogy
Reading suggestions by the New York Public Library coverting ethnic diversity and the histories of immigrant groups
Virtual visit to learn about the history and essential role of the organization
Lesson plans, teacher resources, and virtual exhibits from a cultural institution in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood
Lesson plans from the Nuestras Historias exhibit help students develop critical thinking skills
Virtual exhibit from the suburban Chicago museum and education center
Family-friendly activities highlighting key places, people, and events in the Windy City
An immersive multimedia exhibit and related educational experiences from the American Writers Museum in Chicago
Lessons plans and activities from the Art Institute of Chicago to get students engaged creatively
Watch musicians and dancers perform from their homes
List of virtual tours and digital offerings from Choose Chicago
Blog post highlighting various city neighborhoods and their Latin heritage and culture
Free open or private tours covering an array of topics and themes in New Orleans history
Interactive map and photo archive showcasing the architecture and history of the French Quarter
A virtual tour from Free Tours by Foot separates fact from fiction and superstition and digs deeper into history and folklore
Articles about the United States' off-the-beaten-track cultural treasures from BBC Travel
Virtual tours from Google Arts & Culture.
A virtual field trip to exploring the many sites of Yosemite National Park.
Virtual hike through this West Coast trail
Online tours of US colleges and universities
Videos and resources covering art and artificts around the world and across the centuries
Database of culturally diverse artwork and lesson plans to support teachers of varied subjects
Arts-focused tutorials feature a wide range of skill sets and practices
Resources for teachers, parents, and students of all ages
"Online classes offered by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Videos, essays, and more ways to engage with works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
Curriculum resources, lesson plans, and more from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
Virtual tours, online programs, and educational resources for teachers, students, and parents
Lesson plans and teacher resources to help students explore the collection's objects and themes
Contemporary art, music collections, gardens and more at Boston's art museum.
Online classes and teaching resources from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Lesson plans, workshops, tips and tools for teaching the Getty's art collection
A collection of online art, books, and videos from LA's Getty Museum
Resources such as Discovery Guides and Get Smart with Art prompt discussions and increase visual literacy, historical knowledge, and writing skills
Tours, lectures, activities, performances, and more from the San Diego Museum of Art
Virtual Views, a digital art exhibit by the Thoma Foundation, explores the role of electronic media in contemporary art
Article on creative initiatives in the art world to implement sustainable development techniques.
Creative activities led by Disney artists teach students to draw famous characters
Blog posts featuring Disney Dining magic
Downloadable PDF activities exploring themes and characters from Disney's hit musicals
Activities and and exercises to bring the hit Disney musical to life
Interactive lesson teaches the use of theme and literary techniques through a close reading of Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"
Analyze the works of Langston Hughes and Lorraine Hansberry to learn how literary elements contribute to a theme or a text.
A world map for music-related resources supporting cultural diversity and understanding
Database of articles, videos, and musical samples from around the globe
Virtual learning resources for music teachers and band directors from NAfME
Teaching reasources and virtual concerts for music classes
Performances, classroom lessons, and digital learning resources for all grade levels
A vast collection of performances from the center's stages and beyond, plus special series and original stories/span>
An immersive arts education program introducing students to theater-making
Classes offered by Broadway directors and performers
Videos of choreographed routines from hit musicals compiled by TodayTix
Learn the Broadway choreography of "Seize the Day," taught by choreographer Christopher Gattelli.
Streamed live on Facebook each Friday
Pop-up classrooms, concerts, and more resources bring music and dance to your classroom or home
Free online classroom and professional development resources for music educators
Concerts and resources for musicians and music lovers of all ages
Lesson plans and more from the world-class orchestra perfoming at the Schermerhorn Center
Digital archives of photos, recordings, and objects, plus pre-recorded concerts, podcasts, and more
Virtual workshops and performances covering rhythm & motion and dance in DC
Curriculum and professional development resources from the home of the LA Philharmonic
Online classical concerts from Canada's prized symphony orchestra
One of D.C.'s most popular Smithsonian has fantastic resources for all themes and grades, plus a great STEM-themed lecture archive to browse through.
Deepen your knowledge about where humans came from with these resources on early human evolution and culture.
Videos, games, and more activities from Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry
Live streams and webinars from MOS
Activities, videos, and exhibits explore force and motion, space, engineering, and more
DIY activities from Nashville's science museum
Educational resources, activities, lesson plans, and more from the NAT
Fun activities curated by the team at the Orlando Science Center
Blog post listing activities, virtual tours, and more resources from Orlando attractions
"Design a Theme Park" engineering activity from Disney and Khan Academy
Videos, activities, and more resources from the Kennedy Space Center
A catalog of videos answering students' questions about the universe.
Interactive tools and featured articles from NASA examine the planets, moons, and comets in our solar system
Virtual tour of the NASA facility at CalTech
Lesson plans, resources, and activities from the International Spy Museum that approach math and technology from a unique perspective
Can you crack the code? Use this lesson plan to teach your students about the evaluation of algebraic expressions.
Classroom activities and over a dozen brain teasers and puzzles from New York City's MoMath
Dynamic software for algebra, calculus, and geometry lets you play with points, segments, vectors and more.
Videos, activities, and more educational resources from institutions across the US
Videos, webinars, at-home science activities about animal science, global conservation, and more.
Video feeds of hippos, elephants, pandas, and more from San Diego Zoo and Safari Park
Lesson plans on estuary and ocean preservation from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Resources to teach about our relationship with oceans and how to be more environmentally conscious
Created by the National Museum of Natural History, the Ocean Portal has a variety of lesson plans about microbes, climate, hurricanes, corals, and more.
A suite of resources for at-home learning brings the ocean to the classroom.
Lectures, activities, and teaching support for teachers, families, schools, and community groups.
Videos premiering every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Live webcam feeds, learning videos, and teaching tools let the animals come to you
Interactive digs uncovering history and technology
Lesson plan designed by the National Institutes of Health
Activity by the National Geographic on the role of technology in the growing of the Roman Empire.
Hands-on activities, puzzles, and games from this Los Angeles STEM attraction
Lesson plans and projects to help sensitize your students to the climate crisis.
Math and science video lessons for high school students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston
30 quests offered by the Earth School to help your students better understand and celebrate our natural world.
Podcasts and activities for middle school students, covering the newest developments in science, technology, and innovation
A podcast from American Public Media answering all your science questions
Classroom-tested, scientist-approved lessons plans tied to curriculum standards
Lesson plans, learning strategies, hands-on activities, videos, and more
Simple experiments use common household items to illustrate scientific principles
Science activities for classroom or at-home learning
Science and math exercises for all levels from the University of Colorado.
Online mathematics quizzes for K-12 groups.
Physics and chemistry simulations, and corresponding worksheets, bring your STEM coursework to life
Activity for 7th grade mathematics challenges learners to solve unit rate problems in real world situations.
Activity for 8th grade mathematics helps students identify the patterns of functions with input-output tables.
TMathematics lesson plan about probabilities offered by Penn State Public Broadcasting.
Activities and resources to help students in a wide array of high school and college-level scientific pursuits
Chemistry-related questions explained: acids & bases, atomic structure, gases, organic chemistry, and more for your STEM groups.
Thoughtful lesson plans by Ingenium Canada explore diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields
Activities, experiments, recipes and exhibits from three Canadian museums: Agriculture & Food, Aviation & Space and Science & Technology.
Resources for all ages from a North American leader in renewable energy
A showcase of the different plants and species at Montreal's Biodôme.
Activities on natural ecosystems and preservation, from safeguarding Canada's bears to understanding how oceans depend on humans
Films, activities, and lesson plans on our natural world, made available by the British museum to help support distance learning.
A collection of classroom resources based on objects from the museum's collections.
Guidance for parents and educators for encouraging online learning and monitoring progress.
Exhibitions on important U.S. events from museums, archives, and libraries, all digitized for educational use.
Thousands of cultural primary sources from Imperial Russia, to WWI and more, made available online by the Library of Congress and UNESCO.
Hundreds of books across topics and genres available for download
A catalog of public media, with interviews, court hearings, and historic events recorded on TV & radio.
Lesson plans on human rights, science, sustainability, and more
A library of more than 1,700 free short videos on topics like immigration, human rights & African colonization.
Interactive videos on hundreds of school subjects.
Over 7,000 videos on arithmetic, language, economics, STEM and more
Videos for all ages on science, history, arts & technology
Create labels, write text, and add data to customizable maps of cities and countries around the world.
Create interactive videos for your classroom with this easy-to-use tool that will have your students engaging with your lessons at their own pace.
Tool to help teachers organize discussions and debates and teach critical thinking in your classroom (requires free registration for educators).
Ready-to-use presentation slides illustrating various aspects of the European Union.
Online games teaching students European geography
Virtual tour British capital's main landmarks
Three virtual tours of the Gallery's collection of masterpieces.
Interactive tool guiding you through the museum's collections
Virtual tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (online or via an app).
Classroom activities explore Shakespeare's master works
Article explaining how London and the Elizabethan era were depicted in Shakespeare's work
Online collection of the museum's instruments and artifacts
A Google Trek along the streets and canals of The Floating City.
360-degree images of the Sistine Chapel and the halls of the Vatican Museums, where religion and art unite.
App-based tour of Lucca's Piazza Cittadella and the sites connected with the life of composer Giacomo Puccini
Overview of the City of Lights' most famous landmarks
A selection of videos on techniques, artists, pieces, and art restoration
A collection of virtual visits provide an overview of the masterpieces on display
Online collection of 4200 art works by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh
An overview of Spain's most important cities, from the sun-bathed streets of Seville to the vibrant Ramblas in Barcelona.
Lesson plans, activities, and videos on the Surrealist movement
Workshops and videos highlight the collection's masterpieces (in English and Spanish
Article featuring authors from Spain and their famous works of literature
Virtual tours of Quebec City's Montmorency Falls
Tour of Old Quebec, from the Dufferin Terrace to Quartier Petit Champlain
A look back at the event that attracted over 50 million visitors to Montreal and still resonates through its people & landscapes today.
A spotlight on the institutions protecting local wildlife
Virtual tour of the Andean landmark
Curated selection of stories covering history, culture, arts, and geography around the world
Virtual tours of the Roman Colosseum, the Lincoln Memorial, the Amazon rain forest, the Titanic, and other historic world landmarks.
Virtual tours from hikes in Nepal, to the Pyramids of Giza, up El Capitan in Yosemite, and more
Virtual tours showcasing worldwide architecture and history at the Library of Congress, Oxford's Bodleian Library, and more
Copyright-free images to supplement your classroom materials
12 virtual tours from Travel and Leisure