Exworthy Educational Resources

Government

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids- Wow! Organized by age, this site is full of lessons, activities, and resources for learning about the government. The site map is a great place to find any government-related topic.

Educate the USA.com- This is a giant reference for finding lots of information about the United States government. Organized by topic, this is a wonderful resource.

Federal Holidays Webquest- Here is a great webquest involving students in designing a presentation, postage stamp, and poster for a new federal holdiay.

U.S. State Capitals- Here are matching, flashcards, concentration, and word search games for learning the States and Capital cities.

Whitehouse.gov- This kid's section engages students with tours, information, history, games, quizzes, and more.

First Among Equals- This site explores the duties, election, and private life of the Canadian Prime Minister, available in both elementary grade and secondary grade language levels. 

Congress for Kids Homepage- Using appealing, full-color illustrations, and engaging activities, this site will extend your learning in the basics about the American federal government.

50States.com- Click on a state and receive a huge amount of statistical and governmental information for that state. Find resource links to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representatives, songs, birds, flowers, trees and more!

Oyez Baseball- This animated baseball game asks high school students to compare supreme court justices to famous baseball players.

This Nation- ThisNation.com is a comprehensive High School textbook and discussion of American Government and Politics. The Library contains links to many documents, speeches and constitutions of other nations. 

National Standards for Civics and Government- Here are the national standards for all grade levels.

AfterSchool.gov- This site is a collection of  links to government sponsored sites related to many different topics, designed specifically for kids and teens.

The Center for Civics Education- This site contains civics research, State and School District Policies, and free materials for educators.

Justice for Kids and Youth- This Site provides information on different aspects of justice - like internet crimes, drug prevention and laws that protect your rights. It has specific areas designated for kids K-5th, youth 6th-12th, teachers and parents. Getting Involved in Crime Prevention area offers ideas on how youth can become part of the solution to fighting crime by joining community programs. This is a great Site!

Quia- American History students can practice their knowledge of U.S. Presidents, Historical Facts and famous explorers here. Flash cards, a matching game, a concentration game, and a word search all provide interactive practice for learning about US history.