Capitol Classroom

Our experiential civics education program lets students participate directly in the legislative process via TVW video connection.

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WA's Legislative Branch

Grade: 7-12

Length: 4:30 min

Learn about Washington State's legislative branch and how it functions, and some key differences between the Washington State Legislature and the U.S. Congress.

How a Bill Becomes a Law in WA

Grade: 7-12

Length: 4:30 min

Learn how a bill becomes a law in Washington State and some key differences in the legislative process on the state and federal levels.

WA's Legislative Committees

Grade: 7-12

Length: 4:30 min

Learn how legislative committees function in Washington State and the role they play in the legislative process.

Lobbyists in WA

Grade: 7-12

Length: 4:00 min

Learn how lobbyists function in Washington State, including the role they play in the legislative process and how they are regulated.

Participating in the Legislative Process

Grade: 7-12

Length: 6:30 min

Learn how to connect with state legislators, how to testify before a legislative committee, and why Washington is said to have an "open" legislature.

Engaged: Students Becoming Citizens

Engaged Documentary - Starcia

A youth from the drug world seeks redemption.


iCivics

A look at the national civics education website.



Civic Ed Videos

Trapped

A look at animal trapping and how public policy is made in WA.


Supreme Justice

Learn how the WA State Supreme Court works through a recounting of the Gardner v. Loomis case.



"Gavel-to-Gavel" Youth Events

2014 We the People Mt. Rainier HS

Mt. Rainier High School competes in the We the People State Finals.


2014 We the People Evergreen HS

Evergreen High School competes in the We the People State Finals.



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