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US Government Lesson Plans
A selection of lesson plans about the US Government.
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids: Homepage
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government, on GPO Access, teaches kids from kindergarten through 12th grade about the Federal Government.
People's Pie Game
Do you like to control your own money? In People’s Pie, you control the budget of the federal government! You choose how federal revenues should be raised and how taxpayers’ money should be spent. You must decide how to fund programs that are important to you, without setting taxes too high or borrowing too much money.
Branches of Power Game
Do you like running things? Branches of Power allows you to do something that no one else can: control all three branches of government! You'll have the power to write any laws you want about issues you choose. Careful, though, there's a lot to juggle when you're playing all three branches. Good luck!
Symbols of the Government Activity Book
A fun book packed with activities about the U.S. Flag, the eagle, the Liberty Bell, and more
Separation of powers
Separation of powers, division of the legislative, executive, and judicial functions of government among separate and independent bodies.
Take a Passport on Your Travels!
Learn more about passports by trying out these creative passport activities.
Three Branches of Government
Illustration of the Three Branches of Government
The U.S. National Anthem
The Star Spangled Banner", was ordered played at military and naval occasions by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, but was not designated the national anthem by an Act of Congress until 1931
Branches of Government
How the U.S. Government Is Organized
NASA KIDS - a nasa site dedicated to kids - Kids of all ages!
NASA Kids is best place for kids interested in Space, Science, Rocket, Astronauts and the Solar System.
Taxation in the United States
Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of the United States, final court of appeal and final expositor of the Constitution of the United States.
Welcome to www.whitehousekids.gov
Provides educational information geared for children about the President, the White House, and the President's pets and animals, Spotty, Barney, India and Ofelia.
The Three Branches of Government
Delegates at the Constitutional Convention also wanted to divide power within the federal government. They did not want these powers to be controlled by just one man or one group.
Welcome to the White House
Whitehouse.gov is the official web site for the White House and President George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. This site is a source for information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history, the federal government