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ERIC Number: ED478863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Nov-13
Pages: 59
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: 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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Navy, Washington, DC.