Students will research and nominate Founders for the Liberty Medal as if it were 1788, the year after the Constitution was signed.
This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher tests your knowledge of the first 10 amendments.
Show your patriotic pride with this festive stars-and-stripes-covered pinwheel.
Help restore the Bill of Rights in this online game.
Get more familiar with the Bill of Rights with this simple bingo game.
Analyze Springsteen’s use of irony and metaphor in this song that is more complex than it might first appear.
Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline is an online experience highlighting some of the key dates and events that mark more than 200 years of our constitutional history.
In this lesson, students will consider the value of moderation and personal self-discipline in the context of the Founders.
In this popular episode, we explore the history of the environmental movement in the United States and the origins of the holiday we know as Earth Day.
Celebrate the writing of the Constitution by going inside the Convention at the National Constitution Center’s Signers’ Hall!
Learn about basic terms from the Constitution with this word puzzle.
Using online digital libraries and archives, students will explore how people have expressed their points of view throughout U.S. history.
The National Constitution Center’s Town Hall posters and lessons are engaging ways to facilitate dialogue around important constitutional issues with students.
Role play two First Amendment scenarios and decide where you stand!
As you learn about the symbolism and importance of our America's flag, you can design your own flag.
Get inspired about going green with this bingo game.
This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher offers ideas for being an eco-friendly, active citizen.
Follow this guide and see how your voice can be heard.
Students will learn about how the federal government began coining money and the significance of symbols used on coins.
In this lesson, students delve into the characteristics, accomplishments, and historical significance of Liberty Medal winners.
This lesson will ask students to explore the meaning of liberty using primary sources and other contexts.
This lesson is designed to be used in conjunction with the Living News theatrical performance at the National Constitution Center.
Explore the Center’s main exhibition and complete activities around the topic of responsible citizenship.
Decorate and customize a wreath for Independence Day, Flag Day, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day.
Have fun getting to know the phrases of the Preamble while you unscramble the puzzle.
Your team is about to set off on a historic journey: running a presidential campaign!
This lesson allows students to research and assess the actions of the president.
Learn about the states that ratified the Constitution with this word puzzle.
This lesson explores the phrase “secure the Blessings of Liberty” from the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution through the Liberty Medal Ceremony and its recipient.
Learn all about voting rights throughout history in this online game.
Learn about how the Constitution and Bill of Rights protect the rights of musicians.
Celebrate freedom of expression by designing your own album cover and making a guitar pin!
Explore how Bruce Springsteen uses music to voice his beliefs and express his opinions.
Honor veterans for supporting and defending the Constitution and protecting our freedom by thanking them with a special postcard.
This innovative, interactive resource is designed to uncover the vast wealth of history in our local communities.
Full text of the U.S. Constitution translated into Spanish.
Ten essential facts about the U.S. Constitution.
The first public printing of the Constitution was printed on September 19, 1787.
Read the full text of the U.S. Constitution.
An image of the original handwritten, signed U.S. Constitution.
The Constitution of the United States as a printable PDF file.
Full text of the U.S. Constitution translated into Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese.
In this lesson students will first become acquainted with the wording of the Bill of Rights and determine language that needs further defining.
This series of lessons teaches students about the election process and encourages them to be active citizens in their community.
Lesson one looks at the contributions made by people from other countries who have come and made their homes here.
Lesson two examines the Constitution as the foundation of our government.
Lesson three continues to develop the students’ understanding of the Constitution by examining the Bill of Rights.
Lesson four focuses on the principles of justice and the role of the judiciary.
Lesson five provides opportunities for students to examine issues from different points of views.
Lesson six investigates the concept of leadership.
Lesson seven builds on the skills of previous lessons.
Lesson eight celebrates student engagement.
We the School is an innovative new form of student government created at Constitution High School in Philadelphia.
Students will investigate the legal language defining their freedom of speech rights
Our engaging, dynamic exhibits and programs are aligned with state and national standards so you can connect your field trip with your classroom curriculum.
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