Learn about Washington, D.C., our nation’s capital. Take virtual tours of the White House and the Capitol Building. Visit memorials and monuments as well as museums and the zoo. Interactive maps of the city are included with information about various sites to visit. Includes links to eThemes Resources on the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of government.
Learn all about Washington, D.C. through this virtual tour. Clicking on a building opens a new browser window and provides information about the building, and a tour of available exhibits. Historic Documents and Educator's Resources are also given.
Watch the video and learn many facts about the Washington Monument. More facts are given in the "Did You Know?" section. A link to a virtual tour to Washington D.C. is given in the "Try It Out!" section.
Learn about the executive branch of the United States Government. Topics include the American president, the presidential cabinet, executive agencies, and presidential history. Includes audio of radio addresses and virtual tours of the White House. Also has information on Camp David and Air Force One.
These sites explain the role of the Supreme Court and the judicial branch of government. Includes information on the justices, explanations of court proceedings, summaries of landmark cases, and a Webquest.
Learn all about the U.S. Congress and how it operates. Other topics include how laws are made, how to write a bill, and how to contact your elected official. Includes interactive virtual tour of the U.S. Capitol.