European Heritage Education Resources

Providing free education tools and materials for teachers, interpreters, students, and lifelong learners inside and outside the National Park Service is one important way we support the agency's mission. The value of America's cultures and diverse heritages may be lost if it's not passed on to the next generation or experienced by the present one. Want to inspire young people to grow into responsible citizens? Looking for more resources to craft interpretation or educational programming plans? See the related resources below or visit our Education & Training page for more.

The National Park Service offers free lesson plans through the Teaching with Historic Places series. Over 160 lessons cover a variety of topics, including European immigration and influence, and they all align with national curriculum standards. These resources contain primary and secondary sources, including readings, maps, and images, and recommended activities. A few on this topic include,

Last updated: March 8, 2016