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Lewis & Clark: The Ultimate Adventure
A dynamic Lewis & Clark site from a major media organization.
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Advanced

http://www.time.com/time/2002/lewis_clark/index.html

CONTENT:
Lewis and Clark, the Ultimate Adventure is part of the larger Time Magazine Online site. It is a rich resource for teachers and students studying the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition (1803-2003).
AESTHETICS:
This interactive site uses Flash and other technologies to display great photographs, music and maps of life along the expedition trail.
ORGANIZATION:
The site is user-friendly and offers several navigation options. There is an interactive navigation bar at the bottom of the main page and the top of subsequent pages. The left sidebar offers more choices and there is a table of contents for quick reference.
REVIEW:
Teachers and students as well as the general public will find this site interesting and informative. It traces Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's legendary 3-year expedition through the unexplored west. Visitors to the site can read and study original papers from the journals, follow the interactive maps to trace the journeys, or click on the names of the cities in the top navigation bar to follow the trail and view photographs of life along the trails, as well as find information about the men themselves. Additionally, users will learn about the conflicting emotions of Native Americans regarding the bicentennial celebration and access a map of Indian nations, then and now. Included is a recommended reading list and a list of relevant Web sites. Stories along the site's timeline include such titles as The Slave Who Went with Them, Grizzly's Last Stand, Homeland Security Then & Now, This Land Is Whose Land, and many more.
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02/18/2003