Do your students like running things? The new version of Branches of Power allows them to do something that no one else can: control all three branches of the U.S. government. 

In Branches of Power your students will:

  • Pick leaders for each branch of government
  • Create a presidential agenda and learn about the executive branch powers
  • Introduce bills and pass laws out of Congress
  • Apply judicial review to passed laws

For English and Multilingual Learners: Use the support tool, Spanish translation, voiceover and glossary.


  • Simulate the way separation of powers and checks and balances limit government
  • Analyze the structure, functions, and processes of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches
  • Illustrate the law making process at the local, state, and federal levels

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