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Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This visually rich site has simple information about the jobs of key people in the community such as firemen, policemen, etc. There are also pictures and simple explanation of common American symbols. Standard K.2, 1.1.1, 1.3, and 2.3.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 364

Helping California Salmon

http://www.harcourtschool.com/newsbreak/calif.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn about the importance of salmon in California and how the United States Fish and WildlifeService puts billions of salmon eggs and fry in creeks and rivers to help preserve this important resource. This article shows how kids help too. Standard 2.3.2

Comments: This is a good opener to learn about community serivce.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1504

Kids in the House

http://clerkkids.house.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Welcome to the Office of the Clerk of the House of Represntatives. Explore the role the Office of the Clerk plays in 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. Let's go! Standard 2.3.1 and 3.4.4

Comments: Here is kid friendly information about government.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1888

Mexico for Children: Mexico Para Ninos

http://www.elbalero.gob.mx/index_kids.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore the government and history of Mexico from ancient times to modern. Learn about the geography including the diversity of plants and wildlife, and the indigenous peoples of Mexico. Find cultural information on Mexican such as mythology, foods, games and music throughout this site. Standards 1.5.2, 1.5.3, and 2.3.2

Comments: This site in English, Spanish, French and Italian, is great for English Learners as well as a culture treasure trove for all students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Resource ID: 2162

President for a Day: PBS Kids Democracy Project

http://www.pbs.org/democracy/kids/presforaday/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Would you like to be President of the United States? It may seem like an easy job that is all shaking hands and kissing babies. You may change your mind after finding out the president's daily schedule! Standards 2.3.2, 3.4.4, and 4.5.3

Comments: This interactive site will guide you through a president's day.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2507

Space Station Mir

http://liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov/rsa/mir.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: If you are planning a trip to outer space, you might want to stop by and visit the Space Station, Mir. You can explore a graphic depiction of the Mir Space Station. Standard K.3 and 2.3.2

Comments: There are text heavy pages explaining how the Space Station operates but there is also a picture gallery for young students at this NASA site.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2809

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Kids Pages

http://www.uspto.gov/go/kids

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Patent and Trademark Office Kids' Pages are rich with fun materials to encourage creativity. There are games, puzzles and contests for kids of all ages and educational materials for kids, parents and teachers about patents, trademarks and copyrights, as well as stories about inventors and inventions and a calendar showing an interesting patent, trademark or copyright which was granted or registered each day of the year. Standard 2.3.0, 2.3.1 and 3.4.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3262

FBI for Kids

http://www.fbi.gov/kids/k5th/kidsk5th.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Join Darrel and Shirley, two black labs who sniff for bombs, on a field trip to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington D.C. Learn about the work of the FBI and what it takes to be an agent. Standard 2.3.1

Comments: Very kid friendly.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1188

How Ideas Become Laws

http://www.assembly.ca.gov/kids/kids1/kids1.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Students learn the steps in turning ideas into laws as they as they become active participants in the process. This site is operated by the California Assembly. Standards 2.3.1, 3.4.1, 3.4.5, and 4.5.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1644

Reading Signs - Driving

http://www.manythings.org/signs/driving.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a collection of pictures related to traffic and other signs one would see while driving in the community. Standards K.4.3 and 2.3.1

Comments: The pictures enlarge for whole class projection.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3797

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