The National Constitution Center is a one-stop civic education headquarters and Philadelphia’s premier field trip destination. The museum brings the story of “We the People” to life for students through a hands-on museum experience and innovative tools for teaching the Constitution in your classroom.

Constitution Hall Pass

Constitution Hall Pass

Tune in to this free, engaging webcast and live chat series.

Civic Holidays

Civic Holidays

Discover the best ways to celebrate Constitution Day and many more civic holidays.

Educational Resources

Educational Resources

Explore this one-stop civic education destination.

Professional Development

Professional Development

Check out workshops, webinars, and other resources.

The ultimate Civic Education Destination

at the NCC

at the NCC

The Center’s hands-on exhibitions, engaging programs, and inspiring theatrical performances immerse students in constitutional history.

On the Web

On the Web

Check out Constitution Hall Pass, our free webcast and live chat series that complements your curriculum and brings American history to life.

In the Classroom

In the Classroom

Cutting-edge, standards-based civic education programs connect the Constitution with your classroom curriculum.

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The Center’s must-see exhibitions, interactive programs, and innovative civic education resources reach millions of students each year.

Why Civic Education?

All Americans need to have the civic knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to participate in, preserve, and strengthen our republic. By promoting high-quality civic learning, America can live up to the ideal of a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.

Educational Resources

Whether planning a field trip, looking for innovative ways to enhance classroom instruction or seeking a deeper understanding of American history and active citizenship, the National Constitution Center is an educator's ultimate civic learning resource.

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Search Resources

Search lesson plans, activities, and other educational resources by standard, grade, topic, and keyword.

Recommended Resources

Recommended Resources

Reference this quick list of the Center’s top civic education resources.

Professional Development

Professional Development

Workshops, webinars, and other resources provide training for educators and legal professionals.

Being We the People

Being We the People

Students from Kabul and Philadelphia documented what being “We the People” looks like.

Partners

Channel One
Civic Mission on Schools
Drexel University
iCivics
The Annenberg Foundation
Arcadia University