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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Relevant and engaging activities to cultivate curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking as we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

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Getting Started

Our American history cannot be written without the incredible contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. These engaging, inquiry-based activities will help your students exercise their creativity and critical thinking skills while learning about the influence and impact that these extraordinary Americans have had on our history. Whether your students do one or all of them - their work is making an impact!

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Lesson 1

AAPI Heritage Month Calendar

Learning about our past is the key to creating a better future. Each of these daily activities teaches students about a historical figure or event in AAPI history!

Lesson 2

Field Trip... Around the World!

Let your students roam the globe to see AAPI heritage with their own eyes! From the slopes of Everest to the streets of Shanghai to a small-town hardware store in Nepal, this field trip will expand your students’ horizons!

Lesson 3

STEAM Dream Team

The contributions of AAPI individuals often get overlooked. Help give great minds their due by sending your students on a quest to discover the truth about some incredible innovators!

Lesson 4

Make it Real!

Make it Real is a simple and powerful activity you can use to put your learning into action. Make a positive difference in your community, then see what other classrooms around the world are doing! 

Want More?

You don’t want to miss the Blue Apple project, Lend a Hand, where students can expand their global perspective by helping entrepreneurs thrive… around the world!

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