Educator Resources for Lewis and Clark

As the song says, America stretches from sea to shining sea. But who were the first Americans to see that shining sea to the west? You’ll find out in this BrainPOP movie, as Tim and Moby retrace the legendary steps of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Follow the famous explorers who led a scientific expedition into the uncharted territory west of the Mississippi. Experience the challenges faced by their Corps of Discovery on the epic two-year voyage across the country. Learn the invaluable role played by Sacagawea, the American Indian woman who accompanied the explorers on their trek to the Pacific Ocean. By the end of the movie, you’ll understand why Lewis and Clark’s journey deserves such a lofty place in American history!

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