Resources

Explore all of the resources the National Women’s History Museum has created.  There are lesson plans, biographies, posters, primary sources, and more. You can search by topic, theme, or resource type. 

Lesson Plan

Susan B. Anthony

After learning about Susan B. Anthony, students will create a coin mobile. On the back of each coin, they will write the actions that identify her as an agent for change, as well as a word to describes her.
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Seneca Falls and Suffrage

Using the Chester Comix panels, students will explore and discuss the Suffrage Movement, the purpose of the Seneca Falls Convention and the contributions to equality made by four key figures: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Frederick Douglass, Lucretia Mott, and
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Wilma Mankiller: Cherokee Leader

Students will use the information they learned from reading the short biography of Wilma Mankiller, watching the video, Bell Water Project, to brainstorm community based self-help projects that the class could organize at their school.
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Songs of Protest

In this lesson, students will explore how or if music reflects society and furthers the goals of activism and protest.
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Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr was far more than the “Most Beautiful Woman in the World” and a Hollywood starlet—she was a brilliant, scientific mind that gave way for inventions that still have an impact on today.
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Introduction to Activism

This lesson takes a closer look at one of key activists in the women’s’, workers’ and immigrants’ rights movement in the 20th century.
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