For Students

Information for Students


Military Academy Nominations

Peace Corps

Information for Teachers

The Role of the House: Center for Civic Education

First Day of Congress Lesson Plan: Play House

How a Bill Becomes a Law Lesson Plan: From a Bill to a Law

General Information

Kids in the House from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives

How a Bill Becomes a Law

"Today in History" from the Library of Congress

Poetry from the Library of Congress


Kids' Reading Room from the Los Angeles Times

Learning Network (Grades 3-12) from the New York Times

KidsPost - The Washington Post

Fun and Educational Resources

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government 
Learn how your U.S. Government works, about its history and your civic responsibilities by reading these pages and playing the games on this site.

Kid's in the House: The Official Kid's Page of the U.S. House of Representatives 
Learn about the legislative process and its effect on you. Experience the exciting world of government like you never have before. 
Visit the White House's official page for kids and learn about president, his responsibilities and the history of the office.

Kid's News 
Read news just for kids at the Washington Post Kid's Post Page.

First Gov for Kids 
The federal government's portal for fun, educational and safe sites for kids. 

CIA's Homepage for Kids 
Learn what it takes to be a spy, read about the history of the CIA and try on spy disguises.

National Zoo 
Meet the animals that live at our national zoo. 

NASA Just for Kids 
Learn about our missions to space, new technologies and the history of our space program. 

National Children's Museum 
Take a tour of the National Children's Museum.

EPA's Explorers' Club 
Learn about the environment and what you can do to protect it.

Smithsonian Kids' Castle 
The Smithsonian's official site for kids includes games and learning material about the things that kids are interested in. 

The Congressional Award 
The Congressional Award is a public partnership created by Congress to promote and recognize achievement, initiative, and service in America's youth. The Congressional Award provides a unique opportunity for young people to set and achieve personally challenging goals that build character and foster community service, personal development, and citizenship.

Agencies, Departments & Museums

Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture

California State Assembly 

Central Intelligence Agency

Federal Aviation Administration

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Communications Commission

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Federal Trade Commission

Hirshhorn Museum's Art Interactive

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Archives 

Smithsonian Institution

Office on Smoking and Health

United States Census Bureau

United States Department of Agriculture

United States Department of Education

United States Department of Energy

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

United States Department of State

United States Department of the Treasury

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

United States Environmental Protection Agency

United States Food and Drug Administration

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Freedom Corps

The White House