Government Resources Sampler
USA.gov provides a portal to a wide range of resources, organized by topic.
This site by PBS allows students to create their own campaign poster, see what it's like to vote, and explains "Why do we need government?".
Kids.gov provides specialized resources for both students and educators, again organized by grade level and topic.
While the current White House web site does not have an area specifically designed for students, many parts of the web site will be of interest. This example talks about the history of the White House and has a trivia section. What would you do if you had to deal with 35 bathrooms?
This web site provides convenient one-stop access to the websites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments. A great resource for that next Webquest.
The Internet is not only ideally suitable for gathering data but also for learning and transmitting policy suggestions. The environment, after all, is not bounded by local and state borders.
If your students discover some important findings, they can go right to "the center" and express their outcomes and interpretations.
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Other Areas To Check Out...
• Assistance for Achieving Connectivity
• Black (African-American) History
• Congressional Legislative Information
• EdTech Leaders Online
• Evaluating the Quality of Information on the Internet
• Getting Started And Happy Endings
• Images of Space
• Major US and North American Federal Organizations: Environment
• Virtual Schools Sampler