A journey some 200 years ago provides the launch point for your
needs as a 21st century educator:
- Technology-enhanced learning
- Standards-based curriculum
- Multisensory, hands-on activities
- Problem-based learning
- Multidisciplinary content in four major areas: science,
geography, history, and the arts
Lewis and Clark: Exploring the Possibilities™ features all
those benefits and more. This program starts online but there’s
much more. Your students will tackle activities inside and outside
Imagine being able to touch, yes, touch, early 19th century
artifacts. With the traveling artifacts barrel, your students will
feel and smell the hide of a wild animal or sight through a
sextant just as Meriwether Lewis and William Clark did on their
Or better yet, what would it be like to talk with Meriwether
Lewis himself? A historical reenactor who plays the part of Lewis
can videoconference with your students and answer their questions
as they work to solve an inquiry scenario.
Or how much fun would your students have ground-truthing? This
multisensory activity takes them outside the classroom to put
their math and geography skills to use. They’ll use technology and
remote sensing skills too.
Lewis and Clark: Exploring the Possibilities is designed by the
Project InSTEP™ team at the Center for Educational Technologies®
at Wheeling Jesuit University. The center is home to the NASA
Classroom of the Future™. This program teaches students about
Lewis and Clark and their journey as only NASA can.
You can experience this exciting new program in four ways,
ranging from an absolutely free option to versions that build on
to the many features at a minimal expense.
So make history come alive. Better yet, make learning come
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project is being presented by the Center for Educational Technologies®
with financial assistance from The West Virginia Humanities Council, a state
affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.