Lewis and Clark in Washington
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Animals - Birds - Lewis and Clark - Plants - Others

Animal Websites

Ecology Group - http://www.pnl.gov/ecology/gallery/index.htm

The Ecology Gallery Webpage contains plant, animal and landscape images relevant to the work that Ecology Group staff members perform in Washington State and around the world.

Partnership for Arid Lands Stewardship - http://www.pnl.gov/pals/resource_cards/index.html

The PALS Resource Cards contain background information, suggested activities to enhance your understanding of the ecology of arid lands, and additional resources including curriculum, books, and Websites.

US Fish and Wildlife Service - http://info.fws.gov/images.html

The Webpage contains wildlife pictures, artwork and line drawings.

Bird Websites

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

There are links to environmental reports, projects, photos, the McNary mission and their guestbook.

Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter - http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/id/framlst/framlst.html

Patuxent offers photographs, songs, identification tips, maps and life history information for North American birds. They also provide a forum for commentary and discussion on bird identification.

A Study Guide for New Birders and Experienced Birders Seeking a Refresher Course - http://www.northbirding.com/idtraining/index.htm

A very informative study guide created by Keith F. Saylor.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife - http://www.wa.gov/wdfw/wlm/region1/wildlife.htm

The Department of Fish and Wildlife presents the game and non-game wildlife of eastern Washington.

www.birding.com - http://www.birder.com/birding/index.html

This Website provides birding guides to where the best locations are and some of the favorite birds to watch.

Lewis and Clark Websites

Along the Trail with Lewis and Clark - http://www.lewisandclark.com/

Information from Montana Magazine's poster and book on today's date in history from the Lewis and Clark diaries.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark - http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/journals/journals.html

This site is currently under construction, but it is promising journal entries from Lewis and Clark.

National Geographic for Kids: Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/west/

An interactive game for kids much like The Oregon Trail.

PBS Online: Lewis and Clark - http://pbs.org/lewisandclark/

This site offers excellent lesson plans and an interactive story for children.

VIAs Presents: Discovering Lewis and Clark - http://www.lewis-clark.org/

The diary entries from the Corps of Discovery team with asides that explain in depth the circumstances surrounding the events.

Plant Websites

Building a Plant Press for the Plant Collecting Project - http://www.tiac.net/users/lutz/lexington-school/page9.html

Ms. Frio-Hamel's science classes homepage which offers directions on how to build a plant press.

Ecology Group - http://www.pnl.gov/ecology/gallery/index.htm

The Ecology Gallery Webpage contains plant, animal and landscape images relevant to the work that Ecology Group staff members perform in Washington State and around the world.

Information to Record When Collecting Plants - http://biology.arizona.edu/sciconn/lessons/barber/activity4/page31.html

This is an informative site which guides a plant collector through the process.

Omega 6 Plant Collecting Project - http://www.tiac.net/users/lutz/lexington-school/page8.html

Ms. Frio-Hamel's science classes homepage which offers instructions on how to collect, dry and press plants.

Photo Herbarium - http://ext.agn.uiuc.edu/wssa/subpages/weed/herbarium0.html

The University of Illinois and the Weed Science Society of America offer pictures of many plants that are common to North America.

Other Great Websites

Ask Jeeves - http://aj.com/

This site gives answers to millions of questions and contains links to a kid section.

Dogpile - http://dogpile.com/

Dogpile searches many browsers for your topic at the same time.

Eduscapes - http://eduscapes.com/

This site offers great ideas and topics for educators.

The Global Schoolhouse - http://www.globalschoolhouse.org/

This site links teachers, parents, and kids around the world to learn.

How Stuff Works - http://howstuffworks.com/

Just what it says! Good explanations and diagrams to explain how bicycles, microwaves, television, etc. work.

Web66 Homepage - http://web66.coled.umn.edu/

This is an international school registry. A good way to hook up to other schools.


Authors: Sue Hevland (hevlsu@ksd.org) and Nancy Sauer (sauena@ksd.org), Canyon View 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 12, 1998 - Updated: October 11, 1999
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