Online and low-tech educational resources to support Minnesota's teachers and students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Select an item below to see resources.
Afternoon Tea with Primary Sources - Learning History at Home
Brief primary source video instruction for students grades 1-6.
Example Activity Plan
MNHS online resources
Twenty tried and true digital content and skill-building resources, including:
Forests, Fields, and the Falls
Lumberjack Math (Coming soon)
Education Resource Portal (Coming soon)
Low-tech and no-tech activities
NEW! Primary v. Secondary Sources Activity
Students use objects in their home to examine the difference between primary and secondary sources.
NEW! Primary Source Analysis: Before and After Photo
Historic photos inspire students to create a comic of what happened before and after the photo was taken.
NEW! Primary Source Analysis: How has school changed over time?
Compare school experiences past, present, and future.
NEW! Primary Source Analysis: What is your story?
Collect objects to represent yourself then analyze someone else’s objects.
NEW! Primary Source Analysis: Suffrage Banner
Students analyze an existing suffrage banner and then make their own.
NEW! Primary Source Analysis: War Technology Comparison
Students compare World War I technology to today’s technology.
NEW! Primary Source Analysis: Post-World War I Soldier
Students examine primary sources to answer a question about life after World War I for some soldiers.