Use the websites listed at this
website to try the projects below.
Pick a cabinet department.
Go to its site. Find out who the cabinet member is who heads the department
and be ready to tell about the department's work.
If you had the opportunity
to create a cabinet department tell what it would be. Pretend you would be
the secretary of that department. Write a speech telling what your department
does for the country.
Write a webpage for kids on
a cabinet department explaining its work.
Write an email to the president,
vice-president or first lady with your opinion on a topic.
Go to the White House site.
Write down ten facts you learned about the White House that you didn't know
Go to the POTUS site. Make
up a presidential trivia game.
Make a graph showing which
states our presidents have come from.
Make a pie graph showing the
political party each of our presidents represented.
Email the governor and give
your opinion on something pertaining to our state.
Make a pie graph showing election
results from the election year of your choice for a candidate.
The president and vice-president
are elected indirectly through the Electoral College. Debate for the class
with a friend why this is and is not a good system for our country.
Make a pie graph with percentages
dividing the federal tax money between departments. Tell why you would give
the percentages you would to each.
Pick a president and go to
a webpage about him. Be ready to report ten facts you learned about him.