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Classroom materials

Find materials that explore the rich history of Kansas that you can use in your classroom, home, library, museum, or meeting.

Kansas Day in the Classroom - lessons, activities, videos, music, and tours

Student Photo Contest - Happy Birthday, Kansas! Photo Contest (primary, intermediate, middle school, and high school)

Read Kansas! - award-winning curriculum for primary through high school, with ready-to-use materials for students and educators

Traveling resource trunks - learn about Kansas by exploring artifacts, available online are materials allowing trunk lesson to be adapted for use without the physical objects

Virtual and video - explore Kansas's rich history with virtual tours, videos, and Nearpod lessons.

Lesson plans - find a variety of lesson plans for the classroom from the Kansas Historical Society

Enrichment activities - find a variety of standards-based, make and take, and worksheet activities students can do to explore Kansas history

History Day 2023 -  Kansas subject and primary source ideas for the History Day 2023 theme, "Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas"

Sources for Student Research - find a variety of online Kansas primary and secondary sources

Textbook - find more information about The Kansas Journey, a textbook for seventh grade, produced by the Historical Society and how to purchase them