US Government

Homework Help – U.S. Government

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids
Includes information on national and state government, including each branch of government. Also includes interactive games and links to other U.S. Government web sites for kids. Appropriate for grades K-12.

Central Intelligence Agency for Kids
Includes separate sites for grades K-5 and 6-12. Contains information on the history of the CIA and intelligence. Also contains interactive tours and games.

Checks and Balances and the Three Branches of Government
Details the beginnings of formulating our three branches of government and the checks and balances that assist in giving equal power to each.

Congress for Kids
Uncle Sam guides kids through information on the U.S. Congress, branches of goverment, elections and citizenship. Appropriate for kids in grades 4-12.

The Democracy Project
Presented by PBS By The People. A fun interactive site that explores how government affects us in our everyday lives.

Federal Bureau of Investigation: Kid’s Page
Explores the history and role of the FBI through an interactive field trip. Also includes games and safety information. For grades K-12.

FirstGov for Kids
A comprehensive web site that includes a variety of Federal and private government-related links, all appropriate for kids. Developed by the Federal Citizen Information Center.