TR & Rondon River of Doubt in Canoe 1913 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Live Updates May 2014 – June 2014
This spring the Freemans will return to the Amazon Rainforest to study the plants, animals, and people of one of the world’s last great wildernesses. The Amazon Rainforest is largest tropical rainforest in the world. This will be our 6th Learning Adventure in the Amazon and it is sure to be a class favorite. The amazing biodiversity and unique cultures of the Amazon region will provide us with a wide range of topics to explore.
An international team of educators and scientists will retrace Theodore Roosevelt’s historic journey down an unexplored river 100 years ago. The river was eventually named the Rio Roosevelt in honor of Theodore Roosevelt and his important scientific expedition.
The Amazon is home to a wide variety of plants, animals and cultures. This expedition be a great way to end the school year with something new and exciting to study and explore.