Known for a signature style that brings primary source documents, images, and archival video footage to life on screen, these films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students, and introduce new ideas, perspectives, and primary sources.
You can search the resources available by Era or by Film. The target audience is for grades 4-12+.
Classroom support resources and National Standards are included with each topic.
There are links to share resources via Google classroom and other social media options.
Students and teachers can signup to the website to keep track of their learning using this resource.
Ken Burns and his team carefully curate topics for study from his media resources.
The topics are sorted by Themes, Events, People, AP US History Themes, Wars, and Time. You can signup to get new topics in your inbox.
The target audience is for grades 7-12+