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Being an Explorer

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Illustration of people seated and standing, packages on the ground and being loaded, and horses. One man stands looking at the activity. Caption: Lewis formed a group of 46 people:

What are explorers? What do they do? What skills do they need? Is exploring done today? How can students be explorers? Following a summary of the 18-month Lewis and Clark expedition, elementary students learn about Will Steger, contemporary arctic explorer. Emphasizes the importance of keeping a journal to record what is seen and heard. Students explore nearby woods and share their discoveries.

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