Try building a model of a pirogue out of paper mache. Remember, it must have a flat bottom and must be able to balance and float evenly.
On a topographical US map, trace the expedition's travels. Note the elevations they encountered, the distances they traveled over land, the places and rivers they named,and the shortcuts they could have taken. Locate the approximate sites of Indians settlements.
Depending upon where you live in the US, you may be close to a national landmark, or even a location where Lewis & Clark passed through. If possible, visit that site and take photos. Research the story of the site and write a short essay illustrated with your photos, to share with the class.
Lewis was fascinated with the plants he had never seen on the east coast. Go out into your yard and clip a...
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