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Click on the link to explore a 3D model of the [Mount Rushmore National Memorial](http://www.cyark.org/projects/mount-rushmore-national-memorial)
Take a virtual tour of the [Mount Rushmore Memorial Park](http://www.youvisit.com/tour/mountrushmore)
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Mt. Rushmore's Secrets - YouTube
Background Image: Pixabay (CC0 License) Background music Credit: [freeSFX](http://www.freesfx.co.uk)
Essential Question: What contributions did George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt make to the United States? *Aligned to Grade 2 Virginia History SOL: -2.1-The student will identify George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Helen Keller, Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King, Jr. as Americans whose contributions improved the lives of other Americans. Objectives: *Understand the contributions of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt to the United States. *Create a list of American ideals. *Design a monument honoring an American hero and the contributions they made to the U.S. Legacy #History, #travelguide, #Grade2, #Thinglink Summer VR Challenge
Gutzon Borglum was an American artist and sculptor known for his creation of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial (1927-1941) located in Mount Rushmore, South Dakota. 400 workers assisted Gutzon as he carved four famous presidents into the mountain: 1. George Washington 2. Thomas Jefferson 3. Theodore Roosevelt 4. Abraham Lincoln Portrait of Gutzon Borglum at [Wikimedia Commons](https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3APortrait_of_Gutzon_Borglum.jpg)licensed under Public Domain.
Before you leave class today, answer the following questions.
Explore this educational roadtrip to Mount Rushmore filled with fun activities and resources.
Created by Christi Collins Thinglink Expert Educator #Thinglink Summer VR Challenge