Science of Lewis & Clark: Teachers
Lewis and Clark Links
The Lewis and Clark Expedition made important strides in the mapping of the interior of the United states.
Mapping the West features maps and accounts of mapping on the Expedition, as well as lesson plans for teachers.
Lewis and Clark Trail
Heritage Foundation is your link to maps of the expedition route, the expedition timeline, an expedition roster and more. Includes a Curriculum Guide.
Get online access to the
Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Uncover more with a trip to Idaho Public Television's
Lewis and Clark portal.
The National Park Service offers a guide to the
Lewis and Clark Trail Today.
Lewis and Clark resources and more!
Take a look at the Library of Congress'
Lewis and Clark Exhibition.
Find links to National Forests, National Parks, Tribal Sites, University Sites and others from the
Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail.
Follow the Lewis and Clark Journey of Discovery at the
National Park Service.
Peruse the Lewis and Clark Online Resources from the
United States Army.
National Archives offers a lesson plan on Teaching With Documents: The Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Get lessons covering multiple topics and grade levels for teaching about Lewis and Clark and the Corp of Discovery's journey from
The Missouri Historical Society.
National Park Service offers classroom lesson plans, complete with maps, readings, images, and additional resources. Great place for lots of materials and ideas.
NOVA describes How a sextant works and How to navigate by sextant.
The Smithsonian has a lesson on
The Trail today — have students look at towns along the Lewis and Clark Trail today and compare the towns in the years 1800, 1900, and 2000.
Lewis and Clark in-depth tour for grades 3 and up includes descriptions, photos, and fun facts.
Lessons on Maps and Map-making
What do maps show? — from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Maps and Globes lesson plans for a multitude of topics and grade levels. Great resource.
Map Adventures -- a series of lessons designed for grades K-3.
Grids and the Process of Mapmaking, for grades 6-12.