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Civics

Links that Help Support the Nebraska K-12 Social Studies/History Standards

http://www.ourcourts.org/
This provides free web-based civics resources designed for middle school students, including lesson plans, interactive modules and online games.

Nebraska Capitol Resources

Bureau of Justice Statistics
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), a component of the Office of Justice Programs in the U.S. Department of Justice, is the United States' primary source for criminal justice statistics.

FindLaw
FindLaw is a portal to the Internet's legal information.

founding.com
A Users Guide to the Declaration of Independence

BeAVoter.org
BeAVoter.org—organized by AARP, America Online, and MCI WorldCom—is a non-partisan, non-profit site. The mission: let's harness the simplicity and innovative nature of the Internet to increase voter participation in the United States.

The American President
This website, which was developed in coordination with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), will provide teachers and students with exciting tools and resources to learn and discover about a uniquely American idea—the presidency.

National Election Studies
The mission of the National Election Studies (NES) is to produce high quality data on voting, public opinion, and political participation that serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, and policy makers concerned with the theoretical and empirical foundations of mass politics in a democratic society.

Nebraska Student Vote
Welcome to the Nebraska Student Vote website! It is designed to assist teachers and students to learn about the Nebraska Student Vote Program and to become registered in the program.

Alphabetical Listing of Civics/Government Links that
Help Support the Nebraska K-12 Social Studies/History Standards

A-F
G-L

All Politics (CNN Time)

(The) Atlantic Monthly—Political Resources

Center for Civic Education

Civnet

(The) Civic Practices Network

(The) CloseUp Foundation

C-SPAN

Education Commission of the States

Links to Civics at Work Related Web Sites
M-R
S-Z

Nebraska Supreme Court

Nebraska Supreme Court for Teachers and Students

Rock the Vote

UniCAM Focus

Unicam Kids (grades 4-6)

Warner Institute for Demoracy in Education

(The) White House for Kids