Branches of Power  Do you like running things? Branches of Power allows you to do something that no one else can: control all three branches of government! You’ll have the power to write any laws you want about issues you choose. Careful, though, there’s a lot to juggle when

Cobblestone Magazine – Branches of Power How does our federal government work? Who makes the rules? In this issue, we look at the three arms of our federal government: the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A couple of articles in this issue will give you some background information. One defines the responsibilities of the three branches.

Video Tour of Monuments of Washington DC for kids. All grades you’re playing all three branches.

Cobblestone Magazine – Why DC? COBBLESTONE Magazine transforms history into a living, breathing guide to how Americans live, work, play, and eat, from the 1600s to today. The October 2004 issue is a free digital sample which informs about the history of Washington DC as US Capitol.

iCivics  teaches students how government works by having them experience it directly. Through our games, the player steps into any role – a judge, a member of Congress, a community activist fighting for local change, even the President of the United States – and does the job they do. Educational video games allow for concepts to happen to us.