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

Mundos de Mestizaje

K-12 Curriculum for Mundos de Mestizaje

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



Lesson plans coming soon!

Civics and Government

Lesson plans coming soon!


Lesson plans coming soon!

Social Studies Activities

K-12 Social Studies Activities

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