Down the Colorado: John Wesley Powell, the One-Armed Explorer

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will study the journey of explorer, John Wesley Powell down the Colorado River.
Author: 
Karen Guerrero
Grade Range: 
4
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions