Courts in the Classroom
Supreme Court of Indiana
Division of State Court Administration
30 S. Meridian Street, Ste 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Dr. Elizabeth R. Osborn
Coordinator for
Court History and
Public Education Programs


Pho: 317.233.8682
elizabeth.osborn@courts.IN.gov

Sarah Kidwell
Outreach Coordinator

Pho: 317.234.3055
sarah.kidwell@courts.IN.gov

 

Outstanding Public
History Project Award
from the National Council
on Public History

More Awards

Courts in the Classroom > Activities for Kids Activities for Kids

Online History Challenge

Image of the Vincennes and Corydon Courthouses

Answer questions related to the history of Indiana's court system! Can you answer ten questions that will challenge your knowledge of Indiana's courts and earn 100 points? Answers to the questions can be found from the Indiana Courts "Know Your Indiana Courts" website.

System Requirements: To take the Online History Challenge, you must have an up-to-date web browser such as Internet Explorer 6+, Netscape Navigator 7+, or Mozilla Firefox as well as the Flash Player installed on your computer. Newer Windows computers (less than 3 to 4 years old) generally come with one of the named up-to-date browsers and the Flash Player installed. In addition, your monitor must be set with a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768 pixels. If you open the History Challenge and cannot see the entire window, then your screen resolution is not high enough. Some older monitors may not be able to display a resolution of 1024 x 768, but most monitors today have several resolution options.

Start the Challenge
The quiz will open in a new window.

Online Coloring Book

Image of a stained glass window

Learn about the Indiana Court system while interactively coloring pictures of people, places, and symbols relating to the courts. This Flash Coloring Book including pictures of the Players in the Courtroom, Indiana Symbols, and Indiana Court Art and Architecture. New images will be added over time.

System Requirements: To use the Online Coloring Book, you must have an up-to-date web browser such as Internet Explorer 6+, Netscape Navigator 7+, or Mozilla Firefox as well as the Flash Player installed on your computer. Newer Windows computers (less than 3 to 4 years old) generally come with one of the named up-to-date browsers and the Flash Player installed. In addition, your monitor must be set with a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768 pixels. If you open the Coloring Book and cannot see the entire window, then your screen resolution is not high enough. Some older monitors may not be able to display a resolution of 1024 x 768, but most monitors today have several resolution options.

Start Coloring
The coloring book will open in a new window.

Word Puzzles

The following activities are available in Adobe PDF format. You must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader installed to access these files. Click the link for each activity, print, and make copies to hand out to your students. The answer key is also available for each activity in PDF format.

Title / Description Puzzle Answer Key

Image of Court Word SearchIndiana Supreme Court Word Search



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Image of a Court CrosswordIndiana Supreme Court Crossword


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iCivics

View the iCivics website, a vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. It allows children to play games, learn about civics, and become inspired to be active participants in our democracy.

Go to the iCivics Website