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60-Second Civics Podcast

By Center for Civic Education

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60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government. 60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center's education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Project Citizen, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

Customer Reviews


Great idea! The snippet of information is perfect for a quick lesson. As a middle school teacher, this podcast might be a little over my students' heads, but I could see it being very useful in high school, college, or for people studying for a citizenship test.


These are nice, short lessons for anyone, especially high schoolers. It may be over the head of middle school students, but it couldn't hurt to try.

Nice info, but intro and exit are too long!

These are nice snippets of civic learning. My only complaint is that there is too much fluff. Of a typical 1:15 podcast 40 seconds is fluff (music,what the topic of the next one, the speaker introducing herself, etc.) When I listen to several in a row on a playlist it's annoying to have to wait through 30 seconds of closing comments for the next one to start. They should really trim it down.

60-Second Civics Podcast
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  • Free
  • Category: K-12
  • Language: English

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