Below are some helpful links to government web pages for children, students, and educators.
Just for Kids
This Date in History
Would you like to know what happened years ago today? Visit
Story from Americaís Library
Learn more about our nationís rich history.
Benís Guide to the U.S. Government
Learn more about our federal government.
First Gov for Kids
This is the federal governmentís primary site for kids,
where they may learn about their state, their government and much more.
Kids in the
House: The Official Kidís Page of the U.S. House of Representatives
Learn about the legislative process and the history of the
House of Representatives.
the United States
Learn about the lives of Americaís Presidents.
of the United States
Learn about Americaís First Ladies.
Flags of the
Here you can see the flags of other nations.
Discover the history of the CIA and play some games that will
test your skills such as memory games, word searches and photo analysis.
Learn about a day in the life of a special agent, try some
new identities, and discover the history of the FBI.
Learn more about the animals living at our National Zoo.
NASA Just for Kids
Learn about the history of our space program and play some
National Childrenís Museum
Learn about what the National Childrenís Museum has to offer
and take a tour.
Learn about the environment and how to protect it.
The Smithsonian network of museums has so much to offer.
Visit the site to learn more, play some games and check out some additional
Become a virtual member of the U.S. Peace Corps and learn
more about this organization.
High School and College Students
Apply for an internship in Mikeís congressional office.
Career Guide Online
Here you will find information about our military.
Get information about attending our nationís service
academies and instructions on how to receive a nomination from Mike
The Congressional Award promotes and recognizes excellence
in America's youth.
Space Grant College and Fellowship Program
Colleges and universities participate in this program that
awards fellowships and scholarships to students pursuing careers in math,
science, technology, and engineering
Capitol History and Virtual Online
Here you may learn more about the U.S. Capitolís
construction and history; and take an online tour.
Planning a Field Trip to the Capitol
If you are planning a field trip to our nationís Capitol,
this site is a great resource.
Documents of U.S. Democracy
See some of our nationís most important documents, such as
the Declaration of Independence, and learn more about them.
Teaching with Documents
This is a wonderful resource for lesson plans and curriculum
You will find countless digital items here help to
illuminate American history and culture.
of the United States House of Representatives
Here you will find the first oral history program for the
U.S. House of Representatives under the Office of History and Preservation
(OHP). Educational resources such as lesson plans are also available by clicking here.
Kids in the
Resources, activities, and lesson plans for teaching your
students about the House of Representatives.
Library of Congress Resources for Massachusetts
Here you will find a wealth of Library of Congress resources
and artifacts that are specific to Massachusetts.
Local Legacies is an initiative that recognizes the
traditions, arts, parades, festivals and much more that take place all over the
country. The link above will take you to Massachusetts.
Congressí Summer Teacher Institutes
The Library of Congressí Summer Teacher Institutes introduce
educators to the resources available at the LOC. The Institutes are open to all
educators in grades 4-12.
National Teacherís Hall of Fame
Know a great teacher in your area? Learn about how to
nominate them to the National Teacherís Hall of Fame
Here you will find workshops and summer training programs