Welcome. We invite you—students, teachers, and lifelong learners—to explore these resources on North Dakota’s people, places, events, and fascinating history. North Dakota Studies promotes teaching and learning about geography, history, and civics in North Dakota. Through North Dakota Studies and National History Day in North Dakota, we are leading facilitators of student driven research.
The North Dakota Studies program at the State Historical Society of North Dakota promotes teaching and learning about the geography, history, government, current issues, and citizenship of North Dakota.
A series of 4th Grade North Dakota Studies units is available as a resource on the people, places, events, and fascinating history of North Dakota.
The North Dakota Studies program at the State Historical Society of North Dakota offers resources on the people, places, events, and fascinating history of North Dakota.
To complement and extend the North Dakota Studies experience, North Dakota: People Living on the Land has been uniquely designed and developed to be both a chronological and thematic approach to studying North Dakota Studies. Read, analyze, and become your own historian.
North Dakota History: Readings about the Northern Plains State is a print textbook available for high school students and lifelong learners. It is a discussion of the state's geography, history, and agriculture and is an ideal resource to help schools meet the high school course requirement for North Dakota studies. Online primary document sets are also available to supplement the textbook. Online curriculum guides for the study of the history and culture of North Dakota's four tribal nations are also available.
In addition to the many resources available from the North Dakota Studies program at the State Historical Society of North Dakota, other government agencies and organizations also have excellent resources to assist those interested in learning more about North Dakota.
Workshops and learning opportunities for teachers, student programs, and a host of friendly websites help to promote the history and culture of North Dakota.