https://www.countable.us Countable Countable makes it quick and easy to understand the laws Congress is considering. We also streamline the process of contacting your lawmaker, so you can tell them how you want them to vote on bills under consideration.
www.constitutioncenter.org National Constitution Center Located on Independence Mall, the National Constitution Center brings the U.S. Constitution to life for the whole family through multimedia exhibitions, live performances, timely public programs and dynamic educational resources. As America's first and only nonpartisan, nonprofit institution devoted to the Constitution, the Center illuminates constitutional ideals and inspires acts of citizenship.
www.democracynow.org Democracy Now (6-12) A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 900 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the U.S.
http://pbskids.org/democracy The Democracy Project (4-8) This site from PBS, has online activities on to government, the President, and voting, for middle and elementary school students. This web site also contains lesson plans for language arts, social studies, and math teachers.
www.billofrightsinstitute.org Bill of Rights Institute The mission of the Bill of Rights Institute is to educate young people about the words and ideas of America's Founders, the liberties guaranteed in our Founding documents, and how our Founding principles affect and shape a free society.
www.webslingerz.com/jhoffman/congress-email.html Congressional Email Directory
www.congresslink.org Congress Link
www.constitutionfacts.com Constitution Facts. In 1996 we launched ConstitutionFacts.com as a companion to the book and quickly helped educate millions more who wanted to learn about the Constitution including schools across the country who use our website in their curriculum.
www.crf-usa.org Constitutional Rights Foundation Constitutional Rights Foundation seeks to instill in our nation's youth a deeper understanding of citizenship through values expressed in our Constitution and its Bill of Rights and to educate young people to become active and responsible participants in our society. CRF is dedicated to assuring our country's future by investing in our youth today
com/a_special/election.shtml Education World-Voting/Elections
http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/kids/kids.html Fact Finder-Kid’s Corner Created by the US Census Bureau
http://www.firstgov.gov FirstGov.Gov The US Government’s Official Web Portal
www.kids.gov First Gov for Kids. This site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.
www.govspot.com GovSpot.com This portal simplifies the search for the best and most relevant government information online.
http://www.growingvoters.org/ Growing Voters The goal of Growing Voters is to provide engaging classroom activities and election lesson plans on voting to help students develop into informed and motivated participants in the American electoral system. Our tools are designed to help students develop a voice by learning to express themselves and communicate their understanding of the material to others.
www.courts.wa.gov/education Judges in the Classroom. This site was develops by the Washington State court system. Included are lesson plans designed to help judges teach in K-12 classrooms, but can be adapted by Social Studies teacher with an interest in teaching about the law and the Bill of Rights.
https://www.gettysburgflag.com/kids-guide-to-us-government A Kids Guide to the Business of the US Government
http://www.landmarkcases.org Occupational Land Mark Supreme Court Cases
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/ Occupational Outlook Handbook The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/timeline-guide-us-presidents/ Presidential Timeline The Presidential Timeline provides a single point of access to an ever-growing selection of digitized assets from the collections of the thirteen Presidential Libraries of the National Archives. Among these assets you’ll find documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video relating to the events of the presidents’ lives.
http://www.votesmart.org/index.htm Project Vote Smart Select a state and listen to the Governor’s speech. Type in a candidate’s name and get a list of matches. The information includes the current office, next election, party affiliation, email address, website, education, and general information. This site is offered through a citizen’s organization that attempts to give accurate and unbiased information concerning candidates.
http://thomas.loc.gov Thomas – Legislative Information on the Internet.
www.commerce.gov US Department of Commerce
www.ed.gov U.S. Department of Education.
www.house.gov U.S. House of Representatives.
http://www.irs.gov Internal Revenue Service
www.usmint.gov US Mint
www.senate.gov United State Senate
www.ustreas.gov US Treasury’s Website.
https://www.supremecourt.gov/about/biographies.aspx Members of the U. S. Supreme Court
http://www.lacriminaldefensepartners.com/u-s-constitution-kids US Constitution for Kids This site is from the Aizman Law Firm