Social Sciences

Current Events

An interactive site featuring current events, jokes, brainteasers, and games in a kid friendly format.


Check here for links to web sites for all fifty states.


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.

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of the Government Printing Office (GPO), and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities.

U.S. Mint for Kids
Money doesn’t grow on trees. In fact, here in the United States it comes from a place called the U.S. Mint. Learn all about the history of money in the US, watch cartoons about coins in the United States, play games, or join the collector’s club.