Educational resources from the National Hispanic Cultural Center

Explore Hispanic/Latinx Culture
Through Social Studies

The History and Literary Arts Program at the NHCC houses a library and archives, a variety of changing exhibits, and a wide range of educational programs for children, youth, adults, and families.

On this page, find K-12 curricula and classroom activities that allow students to explore Hispanic/Latinx history, identity, culture and heritage through Social Studies.

Social Studies Curricula


K-12 Curriculum: Mundos de Mestizaje / Where Countries, Continents, and Cultures Meet

By engaging with online images and video of a monumental fresco by master-artist Frederico Vigil, children and young adults explore history, geography, civics, government, literature, and economics through lesson plans and activities


K-12 Social Studies Activities

K-12 students explore Hispanic/Latinx culture through a variety of classroom and home activities.