Travel: Out West 2014


Travel: Out West 2014

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online tour of Mammoth Hot Spring Terraces

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curriculum resources for Devils Tower

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Mount Rushmore Art Project. Probably one of our most favorite projects, super cute

Mount Rushmore Craft

50 States dinner menus--includes one or two special dishes of a state, and any notable food products that come from that state. So fun for adventurous eaters, and my kiddos would be THRILLED to be served a glass of Kool-aid with their meal (can you believe it's the official state soft drink of one state?!?).

A Common Shepherdess: 50 States Menu Plan

US Geography Unit Study, with book and notebooking suggestions

50 States Notebook

coloring pages, with instructions for how to color, for each state's map, flag, bird, and flower

KidZone Geography

Tour of the 50 States video--the whole map is hand-drawn by an artist as you watch! This would also incorporate well with Draw Write Now, The Core, or other curricula that incorporate map drawing by heart.

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lapbook template suitable for any US state

Free State Lapbook - Homeschool Helper

printable coloring pages of the US state flags

Printable Coloring Pages

University of Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln--an ASTC Passport Program participant

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska State Museum Exhibits

Science City in Kansas City, Missouri--an ASTC Passport Program participant. Matt wants to see the floor maze!

Science City

Science City Attractions

South Dakota Discovery Center in Pierre, South Dakota is an ASTC Passport Museum.

South Dakota Discovery Center and Aquarium

South Dakota Discovery Center

Kirby Science Discovery Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is an ASTC Passport Museum.

Kirby Science Discovery Center

Plan Your Visit Hours at Washington Pavilion

The Montana Dinosaur Trail

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Youtube videos and short list of resources for all the Laura Ingalls Wilder sites

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Badlands National Park

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Apples to Oregon--book takes place along the Oregon Trail

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The Rock Shed in Keystone, South Dakota--check out the bins of sorted rocks for sale outside.

The Rock Shed

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NPS Junior Ranger program at Mount Rushmore--Yellowstone also has one

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Hell Creek Formation wiki

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Pryor Mountains, Billings, Montana

Pryor Mountains

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Shoshone National Forest - Beartooth Plateau

Shoshone National Forest

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Museum of the Rockies

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Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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