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Complete list of Geography & Government web sites

Geography

  • Facts about the United States
    • These web pages will help you find out the basic facts of any state in the Union, including Washington, D.C.
  • Latin American Network Info. Center
    • LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America.
  • American Fact Finder
    • The U.S. Census Bureau built this site that has information about population figures, congressional districts, maps and more.
  • National Geographic Kids
    • The ultimate source of all things geographic which includes information on cultures, governments, beautiful photos information of people and places, world music and the latest news.
  • Map Machine
    • Brought to you by National Geographic, on this site you can obtain satellite pictures of specific locations, zone into your address and view an overview of your neighborhood. Themed maps (weather, national disasters farming & natural disasters, congressional districts, population density and trip planning) are just some of the other maps that can be selected for viewing.

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Government

  • Ben’s Guide to Government for Kids
    • This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers that will teach how our government works. The site is created by the U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • Kids in the House
    • Take an animated tour of the House Chamber, of Statuary Hall and the Capitol. Become a time traveler and find out more about historical figures and events that took place in the House of Representatives.
  • Congress for Kids
    • Learn about Congress through activities and quizzes.
  • FBI for Kids
    • The official Federal Bureau of Investigation designed especially for children. Learn about FBI investigations, safety tips and employment opportunities.
  • FirstGov for Kids
    • A kids’ portal to the U.S. government, this site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids' sites along with kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.
  • CIA Kids' Page
    • This is a great place to learn all about the Central Intelligence Agency.

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