Lewis and Clark in Washington
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Discovering Lewis and Clark (http://www.lewis-clark.org)

"Discovering Lewis and Clark is about the visions and values inherent in the Northwest as Lewis and Clark saw it, and the way it is seen today.

"Discovering Lewis and Clark provides a platformfrom which descendants of the Indian Tribes Lewis and Clark met may express themselves about the expedition and its aftermath, in their own words and images, with emphasis on the present. "Discovering Lewis and Clark focuses on some fascinating sidelights of the expedition."

Facts and Trivia (http://www.ndlewisandclark.com/trivia_pg.html)

Fun facts and trivia from the expedition and a good starting place for students researching Lewis and Clark.

Fort Clatsop National Memorial (http://www.nps.gov/focl/)

The Fort Clatsop National Memorial Website contains memorial facts, offical Information, historical information, related Websites and recommended reading.

Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark (http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/west/)

An interactive game that takes you on Lewis and Clark's adventure as if you are one of the crew members. Plus links to other Websites and books.

Keel Boats - Boat Wright - Butch Bouvier - Onawa, Iowa (http://www.keelboat.com/)

This site contains information on the types of boats (keel boats and pirogues) Lewis and Clark would have used on their expedition. Butch Bouvier shows pictures of the replicas he built in the early 1990s.

Lewis and Clark's Historic Trail (http://www.lewisclark.net)

This site contains maps, a timeline, journals, biographies, the South Dakota trail and more facts from the expedition.

Lewis and Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (http://pbs.org/lewisandclark)

Lewis and Clark; The Journey of the Corps of Discovery is an interactive film by Ken Burns.

LewisAndClarkTrail.com (http://lewisandclarktrail.com)

This site contains information on Lewis and Clark events, biographies and re-living the adventure online one section of the trail at a time.

The National Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Council (http://www.lewisandclark200.org)

The Council was created to commemorate the journey and legacies of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The site contains general information on the group and upcoming events.

Yahoo! GeoCities (http://www.geocities.com/Wellesley/6863.sakajawea.html)

The story of who Sakajawea was and how she came to be included in the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Local Information Websites

Greater Pasco Area Chamber of Commerce (http://www.cbvcp.com/pascochamber/>)

The site contains a calendar of events and a list of projects and goals for the Greater Pasco Area Chamber of Commerce.

Hanford Time Capsule (http://tcfn.org/timecapsule)

Information on the history of Hanford, Washington.

Kennewick Chamber of Commerce (http://www.cbvcp.com/kennewickc/)

A calendar of events compiled by the Kennewick Chamber of Commerce.

The National Park Service - Fort Clatsop National Memorial (http://www.nps.gov/focl)

This site contains general information on the memorial and visiting it in Astoria, Oregon.

tri-cityherald.com (http://www.tri-cityherald.com)

Lewis and Clark may not have been the first white settlers to arrive in the state of Washington. A local paper follows the story of the 9,200-year-old skeleton called the Kennewick Man.

Tri-Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau (http://www.triconvis.com/)

The Tri-city area is comprised of Kennewick, Pasco and Richland, Washington. This site contains a short history of the area and information on what is there today.

Nature Websites

The Academy of Natural Sciences - Scientific Research (http://www.acnatsci.org/lewis&clark/index.html)

The Lewis and Clark Herbarium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is home to the more than 200 specimens of plants that Meriwether Lewis and William Clark gathered on their journey through the northwestern territory.

Columbia River - Pastoral Letter Project (http://www.columbiariver.org)

This site contains photos of the Columbia River and information on the seven Catholic bishops from the Northwest United States and Canada who are writting a pastoral letter to be issued in the year 2000.

Columbia River Salmon History (http://www.orst.edu/instruct/anth481/sal/crhistsal.html)

This site demonstrates the decline in salmon in the Columbia River and offers a history of the river.

Hanford Reach National Monument (http://www.fws.gov/hanfordreach/

Welcome to the Hanford Reach National Monument-the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's only national monument. Protected by Presidential proclamation in 2000, the Monument is a place of sweeping vistas and stark beauty, of towering bluffs and delicate flowers.

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument http://www.nps.gov/joda/)

This site contains an overview of the plants and animals present in the area of the park located in eastern Oregon.

McNary Environmental Education Center (http://www.nwr.mcnary.wa.us)

The McNary National Wildlife Refuge is located in Burbank, Washington. The site includes a tour of the refuge and information on the wildlife living there.

Partnership for Arid Lands Stewardship (PALS) (http://www.pnl.gov/pals)

"The mission of PALS is to provide field-based opportunities for educators, students, and other community members to participate in science education, training, and research. These field-based opportunities focus on the ecology of the arid lands of the Columbia Basin, including the Fitzner/Eberhardt Arid Lands Ecology Reserve."

PNNL Ecology Group (http://www.pnl.gov/ecology/)

This site contains information and photographs of the local flora and fauna at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife; Eastern Washington Wildlife (http://wdfw.wa.gov/)

This site contains information on birds, herps, butterflies, mammals and bats of eastern Wshington.

Weather Websites

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - National Weather Service (http://www.nws.noaa.gov/)

"Direct access to U.S. official weather forecast products."

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - The Hanford Meteorological Station (HMS) (http://hms.pnl.gov/)

The Hanford Meteorological Station provides operational meteorological support to the U. S. Department of Energy and its Hanford Site contractors and maintains a historical database of a number of meteorological parameters collected via the Hanford Meteorological Monitoring Network.

The Weather Channel (http://www.weather.com)

A link to the homepage for The Weather Channel with access to information on past, present and future weather.

Author: Gail Wintczak, Amistad Elementary School, Kennewick, WA
Created for the NTEP II Fermilab LInC program sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab, and funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois State Board of Education, North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National Science Foundation.
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Created: November 19, 1998 - Updated: January 6, 2006
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