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Explore American Landsmarks from Home!

Your summer road trip plans may have been derailed this year, but there are still plenty of ways to explore our beautiful country from the comfort of your home! Check out this Homeschool Living for virtual tours, learning resources, and unit study ideas for teaching about these beautiful American landmarks.

Begin by exploring these American Landmarks.

Your summer road trip plans may have been derailed this year, but there are still plenty of ways to explore our beautiful country from the comfort of your home! Check out this Homeschool Living for virtual tours, learning resources, and unit study ideas for teaching about these beautiful American landmarks.

Since its arrival on our shores 135 years ago, the Statue of Liberty has been a universal symbol of freedom, representing friendship between nations and freedom from oppression. This summer, take a virtual tour of the famous American landmark and travel up the staircase to take in the view from the torch, and much more.

The Grand Canyon is one of America’s most fascinating natural wonders. Stretching nearly 300 miles across Arizona’s landscape, it provides a vast array of opportunities to work in lessons on American history, science, and more. Check out this Grand Canyon unit study for some great book suggestions, printables, and hands-on activities.

Can you name the presidents featured on Mount Rushmore? Learn more about them and their place in this fascinating landmark, along with its construction and other main players in the fourteen-year process.

Taos Pueblo in New Mexico is considered to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the United States. There is so much to delve into here–from the history and culture of the Toas people to the architecture of the unique pueblo buildings. Older students could spend a significant amount of time researching the different aspects of life there, especially if it’s a topic of particular interest to them. For younger children, check out some of the hand-on activities in this Pueblo study guide.

Interested in more American history study ideas? Check out this Star Spangled Banner lesson plan.

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