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Civics and Government - Content Area Resources in Social Study


270 to Win - Provides the opportunity to create your own prediction of the 2020 presidential election through an interactive map.

Annenberg Classroom - Provides resources for excellent civics education including Constitution curriculum and a discussion board.

Bill of Rights Institute - A non-profit educational organization that works to engage, educate, and empower individuals with a passion for the freedom and opportunity that exist in a free society.

Center for Legislative Archives - Preserves and makes available to researchers the historical records of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.

Center for Civic Education - A nonpartisan organization that provides curricular programs including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution & We the People: Project Citizen.

Center for the Study of the American Constitution - A nonpartisan center that involves themselves in outreach activities relating to the Constitution, including professional development opportunities and programs for community groups.

Civic Life Project - Brings civics to life by empowering students to produce and screen short documentary films on community issues they care about. They offer online professional development interactive seminars to train teachers to easily change their civics curriculum into new activities that show students they can change the world.

Civics Renewal Network - Provides teachers with resources searchable by subject, grade, resource type, standard and teaching strategy.

Classroom Law Project - Prepares youth to become active, engaged and informed participants in democratic society by providing professional development opportunities and challenging, fun programs for students.

Eagle Eye Citizen - A free resource designed to help middle and high school students think critically about civic participation, Congress, and American history using primary sources from the Library of Congress.

Edward M. Kennedy Institute - Offers educational programs, public forums, and digital exhibits to debate the issues of the day, learn from each other, and leave empowered to make their own contributions to improving their communities and our nation.

Elections 101 - A curriculum designed for flexibility with an emphasis on social media enhancements to appeal to how students learn today. It's goal is to involve students, parents, and the community in civic engagement while educating them about Iowa's unique role in the political process.

Fact Check - A nonpartisan consumer advocate for voters that strive to decrease the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. Fact Check selects, researches, writes, edits and corrects articles in necessary.

I Side With - Provides political polls, a candidate list, voter guides and a quiz to take to see what political party you affiliate with.

iCivics - Provides free resources that enhance students engagement by meaningful civic learning and quality civic education.

Iowa Bar Association - An organization that enhances professional growth and collegiality among Iowa attorneys.

Justice Case Files - A graphic novel series that was created to educate the public on how judges make decisions, how the courts protect the public and why courts are important in a democracy.

Korematsu Institute - Educates to advance racial equity, social justice and human rights for all by promoting the importance of the most blatant forms of racial profiling in U.S. history, the incarceration of the Japanese Americans during WWII. This institute provides a curriculum kit, programs and student resources.

National Constitution Center - Offers hundreds of engaging theatrical performances, interactive exhibits, and original documents of freedom. They provide constitutional seminars, discussions, course material, and interactive and digital resources for students of all ages.

National Geographic: The Geo-Inquiry Process - A way for students to understand how the complex and dynamic human and natural system interact. It relied on using a geographic perspective, offering a unique lens to analyze space, place and interconnections between both the human and natural world.

Oyez Project - View information about cases and Supreme Court Justices, take a virtual tour of the Supreme Court campus and stay informed with news on the Supreme Court with Oyez.

Street Law, Inc. - Advances justice through classroom and community education programs that empower people with the legal and civic knowledge, skills, and confidence to bring about positive change for themselves and others.

Student Governmental Affairs Program - A nationwide program that offers materials that are factual, non-partisan, non-political and content appropriate for teenagers.

Vote Smart - Provides free, factual and unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to all Americans.