From foreign affairs to fire safety to energy conservation to the FBI, the federal government has an impact on everyone, even kids. Many federal agencies provide informative--and often fun--websites to help young people learn more.
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government: A resource for all ages. See games, information on civic responsibility, and how the federal government works.
- CIA's Homepage for Kids: Sponsored by the Central Intelligence Agency, teaches young people about the history of the CIA as well as what it takes to be a spy.
- The Congressional Award: Helping young people to achieve goals that build character and foster community service, personal development, and citizenship.
- Congress for Kids: Congress's official page for kids, this site provides access to interactive, fun-filled experiences about the foundation of the federal government.
- Environmental Kids Club: This site teach young people about the environment and what they can do to protect it.
- FBI for Kids: Learn more about the FBI through age-appropriate games, tips, stories and interactives.
- FDA Kids: Take a quiz on food safety or inspect a warehouse as a Food and Drug Safety Investigator. Learn about health, safety and work at the FDA.
- FEMA for Kids: Be prepared for disasters. Visitors can learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories and become a Disaster Action Kid.
- Federal Trade Commission for Kids: This site offers kids and their parents an interactive way to learn about privacy and protecting yourself online.
- Fire Administration Page for Kids: This site provides resources for children and their parents to learn about fire safety and prevention.
- First Gov for Kids: The federal government's portal for fun, educational and safe sites for kids.
- Kid's News: Read news just for kids at the Washington Post Kid's Post Page.
- Money Central Station: This site offers games to teach young people about U.S. currency and the U.S. Department of Treasury.
- NASA Just for Kids: Learn about U.S. missions to space, new technologies and the history of the space program.
- National Children's Museum: Take a tour of the National Children's Museum.
- National Zoo: Meet the animals that live at the National Zoo.
- Smithsonian Kids' Castle: The Smithsonian's official site for kids includes games and learning material about the things that kids are interested in.
- State Department for Kids: Explore foreign affairs and U.S. diplomacy at this interactive site designed for students and young people interested in the world.