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Classroom-ready resources

Online and low-tech educational resources to support Minnesota's teachers and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

National History Day in Minnesota

Students choose a topic on an annual theme, then research and present papers, exhibits, performances, documentaries and websites.

Northern Lights

Minnesota social studies curriculum for sixth graders.

Field trips

Transport your students to hands-on history destinations.

Supplemental curriculum products

Enrich your lessons and engage students in complex history topics with our curriculum products.

Teacher professional development

Discover new teaching practices and broaden your knowledge in an MNHS professional development workshop.

Teaching Native American History and Culture

Learn about products, experiences and resources developed to broaden your knowledge and engage students around Native American history and culture.

Online resources

Primary and secondary sources on historical topics.

Inquiry in the Upper Midwest project

Free teaching materials help you integrate primary sources and culturally relevant pedagogy into your classroom. Made possible by a Library of Congress grant.

Minnesota Center for Social Studies Education (CSSE)

A collaboration of organizations that supports educators with standards implementation, classroom resources and opportunities for professional development.

Teacher membership

All the benefits of membership at a special discount.

6th Grade MN History Pass

Minnesota 6th graders are granted FREE admission to MNHS historic sites and museums for one year. Teachers and parents may order them now!

Making Minnesota

Explore Minnesota’s history, people, landscapes, wildlife, and culture in this fun—and free—activity book!