Social Studies - 4th Grade
Students will understand the roles of civic life, politics, and government in the lives of Utah citizens.
Ben's Guide - Symbols of Government (3-6)
Symbols of the United States and government.
Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids
Explore branches of the government, how laws are made, the difference between National and State government, etc.
Ben's Guide to the Branches of Government
Use this link to find out the different branches of our national government.
Governor's Office of Economic Development
Current information about Utah, its government, and why it Utah is the place to be.
How Laws are Made
Students: Learn how laws are made.
Legacy Parkway & Preserve
The Legacy Parkway was designed and built to respond to avoid as much wetland impact as possible, as well as a negotiated agreement to create a unique Parkway look and feel.
Solid Waste Recycling
A kid friendly sight about recycling to help students describe and model ways that citizens can participate in civic responsibilities.
UEN Civics: Government, Citizenship, Elections
Find out the basics of Government, Citizenship, and Elections with this extensive UEN collection of Social Studies websites.
This site provides interesting facts, a short history, photos, and supportive web links for each county in Utah.
Utah Division of Indian Affairs
This website has a collection of information and links concerning Utah's Indian tribes both past and present. This site is a good source for information on Utah tribes and basic information including history and government. This site also has sites for Tribal Land Maps, Utah Tribes Today, Speakers Bureau, Tribally/BIA Operated Schools, American Indian Contacts and Links.
Utah State Capitol Building
Pictures and information about the Utah State Capitol building, including new renovations. Links include a timeline, activities for kids, and architecture websites.
Utah State Capitol Building Tour
A self guided online tour to explore the capitol and some of Utah's history.
Utah State Symbols
Click on the links and learn the fascinating history of our state symbols.
http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education
(USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education
(USHE). Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist -
and see the Social Studies website. For
general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director
- Jennifer Throndsen .
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