Thursday, September 2, 2010

Videos for Learning About Congress

Yesterday, my post about 47 Alternatives to YouTube started with the statement that some excellent educational content can be found on YouTube. And right on que, this morning I discovered that the Center on Congress at Indiana University has a YouTube channel containing 25 short educational videos. The videos cover topics like Federalism, Checks & Balances, and the legislative process. The video below contains a short lesson on how a bill becomes law.

Applications for Education
I plan to use a couple of the clips from the Center on Congress at Indiana University with my Civics students as quick review items.

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