Resources for Youth

The following is a collection of resources and information for students and youth interested in learning more about the United States.  Full of fun facts, quizzes and interactive games, we invite you to take some time to tour the sites and enjoy the fun to be had in this, our special Youth Corner!

U.S. Resources (in alphabetical order by organization):

Ben’s Guide to Government for Kids
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids is brought to the World Wide Web as a service of the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers about how the U.S. government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities.

Central Intelligence Agency Kids’ Page
On the CIA Kid’s page youth can learn more about the organization through different games, puzzles, words finds and special fun code breaking activities.

Environmental Protection Agency Kids Club
Experiments, activities, games, and resources provides for kids and teachers from the US EPA Office of Water Quality.
URL: is the official kids’ portal for the U.S. government. It links to over 1,200 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.

Library of Congress: Resources for Kids and Families
Your guide to the many fascinating and useful resources available from the Library of Congress.  Includes links to songs, books, history, everyday mysteries and much, much more.

NASA Kids’ Club for Students
NASA Kids’s Club provides children with anything you want to know about pioneering the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research.

Smithsonian: Kids!
Explore the playful side of learning about all things Smithsonian in this interactive website.  Houses a fun array of games, activities, coloring pages and more!

Special English on Voice of America
This website helps people learn American English while they learn about American life and stay informed about world news and developments in science.  It provides listeners with information they cannot find elsewhere.

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