Entries Tagged as 'goingwest'

Assignment #33: Explore the States

May 1, 2009 by alicemercer · 27 Comments · assignments

Marxchivist http://www.flickr.com/photos/tom1231/254460772/ This week, we get ready to find out about the states. Go to Explore the States, and read about three different states (NOT California) Then share one interesting thing you learned during this reading in a comment here We will share what we learned by reading and replying to our comments

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Assignment #32: Buffalo and Modern Cattle

April 25, 2009 by alicemercer · 31 Comments · assignments

Photo Credit: Buffalo and Newborn Think about what we saw about how cattle are raised, then read one of these links on buffalo: BUFFALO / BISON Buffalo Hunt, 1846 and, look at these graphics on the waste and use of energy from modern animal production: The New York Times > Livestock’s High Energy Costs The […]

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Assignment 30: Lewis and Clark "Discover" America

April 17, 2009 by alicemercer · 17 Comments · assignments

Map of Lewis and Clark’s Track, Across the Western Portion of North America, published 1814.jpg – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Please do the following activities to learn more about the path that Lewis and Clark took with the Corps of Discovery: Meriwether Lewis & William Clark Wanderlust: GOOD traces the most famous trips in history […]

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