Learn Civics


Civics encompasses the study of what one does as a citizen - their rights, their duties, and how they interact with other citizens. This includes the study of government, its oversight and operation, civil law, and civil code. All good citizens should understand their civic duties and systems, so use the resources listed here to get up to speed.

We have 10 resources for learning Civics including educational Online Classes, Worksheets & Printables, Games, Toys & Products, and Websites, from providers such as Intellego, IXL, Saylor Academy, and Khan Academy. Find 27 more resources in subtopics including Judicial System, The Constitution, and Law.


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American civics


9th - College | Online class

Sal compares the possible outcomes of the federal budget negotiations around the “fiscal cliff.”

$75
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Civics


9th | Product

This high-impact program offers students a strong introduction to government, citizenship, and the American economic and legal systems. An accessible narrative and compelling design work...

$10 monthly

Civics


2nd - 5th | Online resource

Practice civics skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$5

Civics and Government


1st - 2nd | Kindle/ebook, Worksheet/Printable

This 3 week unit covers 21 standards of civics and government for the primary grades with resources for whole group, independent work, center work, and homework. This Unit Includes 23 worksheets...

$150
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Civics, Social (Government)


High School | Book, Online class

Social Civics is the study of how our government is organized and run at the national, state and local levels. Beginning with a look at how government developed, this course covers such topics as...

Free

iCivics


6th - High School | Online resource

The success of any democratic system depends on the active participation of its citizens. iCivics gives students the necessary tools to learn about and participate in civic life, and teachers the...

$15

K-2 Civics: American Government and Citizenship


Kindergarten - 2nd | Printable, Product

K-2 Core Curriculum – Civics: American Government and Citizenship In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will explore civics...

$15

K-2 Civics: Symbols of America


Kindergarten - 2nd | Printable, Product

K-2 Core Curriculum – Civics: Symbols of America In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will explore civics through the...

Free

POLSC232: American Government


College | Online class

The scope and emphasis of POLSC232 goes beyond a general understanding of civics to incorporate the core concepts of the American system of government, the workings of its myriad of actors and...

Free

Securing Digital Democracy


College | Online class

In this course, you’ll learn what every citizen should know about the security risks—and future potential — of electronic voting and Internet voting. We’ll take a look at the past, present, and...

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