How Are Laws Made?

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  • Federal Government: The Three Branches in Action

    Examine the powers and processes of the three branches of our federal government. In this interactive tutorial you'll learn what Congress, the

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    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

  • Sunshine State Government

    Explore the state government of Floridaand learn howits three branches are modeled after the federal government in this interactive tutorial.

    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

  • The Three Branches: Check Yourself!

    Explore the workings of the 3 branches of the U.S. federal government, with an emphasis on the checks and balances that allow our government to

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    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial



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Learn how a bill, an idea for a law, becomes a law. You will see how bills are passed by Congress and signed into law by the President. And you will understand how all three branches of government play a role in determining the laws of our land. This complicated process ensures that our laws are fair and can withstand the tests of time.


Subject(s): Social Studies

Grade Level(s): 7