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Government for Kids

Counties Work – Learn how county government works by running your own county. You’ll learn the many roles and functions of county government.

Active – Do you have a great idea about how to make positive change in your community? In Active, you campaign for an issue of your choice.

People’s Pie – Do you like to control your own money? In People’s Pie, you’ll be in control of the government’s budget.

Responsibility Launcher – Travel with Liberty Belle, the Fairy of Civic Responsibility, as she inspires citizens to do their civic duty.

Represent Me – You’ll work as a legislator trying to meet the needs of your constituents.

Florida Senate Kids - Ever wondered who decides how long a school day should be or how many math credits a student needs before graduation? The answer to these questions lies in the Legislature of the State of Florida. Learn how our State Legislature works and much more.

My Florida House Facts & Fun (PDF) – This fun-filled activity books shows you how your state government works using games and puzzles. Learn about Florida history and read some “Fun Facts” about the Sunshine State!

Florida Department of State Kids - Learn about Florida's cultures, settlements and facts about our great state.

Kids Voting - Offers students in Kindergarten through high school a wide range of opportunities for civic learning.

White House 101 for Kids - The White House is one of the world's most famous buildings. Learn more about its art and architecture, the Presidents, First Ladies and First Pets who have lived there.

How to Become President of the United States – A colorful and informative poster to help kids understand the process of becoming President of the United States.

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Safety For Kids  

Broward Hurricane Kids - Commander Ready and Captain SafeWay are here to give you some important tips to help keep you READY. SET. SAFE. during hurricane season.

BSO KIDS - Discover some exciting things about the Broward Sheriff's Office. Learn what to do in an emergency, how to "surf safely" on the Internet, and even how to deal with the neighborhood bully.

USFA Kids – The U.S. Fire Administration offers a fun and interactive way to learn about home fire safety.

BSO Fire Rescue Explorers - Geared to high school students, fire rescue explorers are introduced to fire fighting and rescue techniques through a regimented course of instruction based on teamwork and responsibility.

BSO Law Enforcement Explorers - The program offers young adults (14 – 21) the opportunity to learn and experience lawful citizenship as they participate side-by-side with certified BSO deputies in ongoing training and community service projects.

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LIBRARIES 

Broward County Libraries Kid’s Catalog
Home Work Help [Links to come Friday]

 

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