Countdown to Constitution Day

Celebrate Constitution Day–September 16, 2016

In September of 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the most influential document in American history: the United States Constitution. Every year, the National Constitution Center commemorates that historic day by hosting the best Constitution Day Celebration in the country! Join us at the museum for outstanding and engaging programs or use our fantastic on-line resources in your classroom!

Constitution Hall Pass: Separation of Powers

Give your students a “hall pass” to travel through American history without leaving the classroom! Our Constitution Hall Pass video lesson series has been watched by millions of students and teachers nationwide. It’s also a three-time Telly Award winner for excellence in education.

  • NOW AVALIBLE: Our newest episode explores the Separation of Powers in the U.S.
  • COMING SOON: Our next episode, highlighting the 14th Amendment, premiers in time for Constitution Day
  • PLUS: Check out our special Greatest Hits edition, featuring clips from our most popular episodes—it’s the ultimate Constitution Day lesson!

Constitutional Rights: Origins and Travels

Find out where our Constitutional freedoms came from—and where they’ve gone—with this great virtual resource! Then, explore the best, nonpartisan, interactive Constitution on the web, featuring materials written by the top constitutional scholars from across the political spectrum—a must-have tool for every classroom!

Naturalization Test

Can you pass the test to become a United States citizen?

Which Founder Are You?

Discover your inner founding father in this fun interactive game.

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Pocket Constitution
Pocket Constitution
The Pocket United States Constitutions are 9-by-22 inches and fold into an approximately 3-by-3 inch square. Receive one FREE Classroom-Ready Resource when purchasing 150 or more Pocket Constitutions.
Constitution Day Kit
Constitution Day Kit
Everything you need for a Constitution Day lesson and activities. Comes with lesson plan, DVD, pocket constitutions and more!