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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.

Symbols of the Government Activity Book
A fun book packed with activities about the U.S. Flag, the eagle, the Liberty Bell, and more

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!

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

Branches of Government
How the U.S. Government Is Organized

A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies

Taxation in the United States
US GovernmentTaxes

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

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.

Lesson Plans for Teachers
Lesson Plans for Teachers

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.
DOE gateway portal providing links to energy content on health, home, transportation, schools, business, community, world and future.

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