ERIC Number: ED478863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Nov-13
Reference Count: N/A
To the Ends of the Earth and Beyond.
Department of the Navy, Washington, DC.
"To the Ends of the Earth and Beyond" is a curriculum-based program focusing on the role of the U.S. Navy in exploration and diplomacy throughout U.S. history. For students to have a successful experience teachers are encouraged to use as many of the activities in this packet as possible. The packet is divided into four sections: (1) "Navigation"; (2) "To the Ends of the Poles"; (3) "Commodore Perry and Japan"; and (4) "Undersea Exploration." It contains activities that develop skills in writing, reading, researching, critical thinking, and creative expression, while providing a historical look at important naval accomplishments. It is appropriate for students in grades 4-8. Contains an answer key. (BT)
Descriptors: Curriculum Enrichment, Diplomatic History, Intermediate Grades, Middle Schools, Military Organizations, Social Studies, Student Research, United States History
Naval Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard, 805 Kidder Breese Street SE, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060. Tel: 202-433-4882; Fax: 202-433-8200. For full text: http://www.history.navy.mil/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Department of the Navy, Washington, DC.