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Exploring government agencies

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Students read about government agencies and then try to match real-world scenarios to the agencies that offer related protections and services.

Big idea

The United States has many government agencies that protect and support the American people. 

Essential questions

    What are some federal government agencies that help protect me?

    How do some government agencies help Americans handle risks? 

Objectives

     Learn about a few federal agencies

     Discover how these agencies provide consumer protections

What students will do

     Learn about federal agencies by reading a handout.

     Match the federal agency to a description of the protection it provides.

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