Lewis and Clark for Kids: Their Journey of Discovery with 21 Activities

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Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Travels with Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's Corps of Discovery as they navigate the muddy Missouri River and begin a great adventure set against the background of the vast North American continent. Twenty-one activities bring to life the Native American tribes they encountered, the plants and animals they discovered, and the camping and navigation techniques they used. A glossary of terms and listings of Lewis and Clark sites, museums, and related Web sites round out this comprehensive activity book. Includes related activities, bibliographical references, and index.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
Art of the West
TRC format: 
Book