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Lewis and Clark: Seaman

Learn about the dog that accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition. Find out when Seaman is mentioned in the journals that the explorers kept. Read more about the Newfoundland breed of dog. There is also a coloring page and a website where students can email Seaman with questions about the expedition. Includes a link to an eThemes resource on the Lewis Expedition and an eThemes resource on dogs.


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Watch this brief video about the Newfoundland breed and how Seaman the dog helped out on the expedition.
Join Lewis, Clark, and Seaman on their journey on the Columbia River. Diary entries are shared along with Seaman's activities on the expedition.
Learn more about Meriwether Lewis' dog Seaman. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Read about the dog and how he is mentioned in the journals of Lewis and Clark.
Use these internet-based classroom activities which involve Seaman and the other members of the expedition.
Read these facts about Seaman and how he helped Lewis and Clark.
Read about the history of the Newfoundland breed of dog.
Watch a brief video which explains the Newfoundland breed of dog.
Learn about Corps of Discovery led by Lewis and Clark and their journey that began in Missouri. View the Louisiana Purchase and other documents from that time period. Includes two eMINTS WebQuests on Lewis and Clark as well as a video from the Finding Missouri: Our History and Heritage series.
Learn about different breeds of dogs and their origins. There are quizzes to help you determine which breed of dog would be good for you and your family. Includes activities, encyclopedia articles, and printouts. There are links to various eTheme resources on different breeds of dogs.

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