Lewis and Clark: Moments in Time


Lewis and Clark: Moments in Time is a collection of 35 one minute long videos depicting the journal entries of the Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806.

Explore the legacy of the Lewis & Clark Expedition.

  • Moments in Time: Proceeding up the Missouri

    This video segment, from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from May 14-24, 1804, discussing the beginning of the expedition.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Immense herds of buffalo

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from September 17, 1804, "Immense herds of buffalo".

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: At the Mandan Village

    This video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from October 24-26, 1804, discusses the expedition meeting the Mandan tribe.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Wolves and frozen feet

    This video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from December 7, 1804, January 10, 1805, discusses some of the perils of winter.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Sacajawea gives birth

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from February 11, 1805, "Sacajawea gives birth".

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Back on the Missouri

    This video segment, from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from April 7, 1805, discusses the boats used by the expedition.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: An accident on the river

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from April 13, 1805, "An accident on the river".

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: A grizzly attacks

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from May 14, 1805, "A Grizzly Attacks".

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Upon seeing the Rocky Mountains

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from May 26, 1805, "Upon seeing the Rocky Mountains".

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: White cliffs of the Missouri

    This video segment, from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from May 30, 1805, discusses the expeditions trek along the Missouri River.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: The great falls of the Missouri

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from June 13, 1805, "The great falls of the Missouri".

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Portaging the falls

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from May 14-24, 1804,  describes some of the troubles the party had to endure like prickly pears and mosquitos.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Celebrating Independence Day

    This video from, IdahoPTV's Moments in Time is one of 35 segments depicting the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from May 1804 to September 1806, discusses how the expedition celebrated Independence Day.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Beaverhead Rock

    This video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from August 8, 1805, discussing injuries to the party and hoping for the help of Native Americans.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Entering Idaho

    This video segment, from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from August 12, 1805, discusses the expedition reaching the Columbia River.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Meeting the Shoshone Indians

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from August 13, 1805, "Meeting the Shoshone Indians ".

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Sacajawea meets her brother

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from August 17, 1805, "Sacajawea meets her brother".

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: The impossible Salmon River

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from August 23, 1805, "The impossible Salmon River".

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Crossing the Bitterroots

    This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time presents the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from September 16-21, 1805 discusses the snowy crossing of the Bitterroot Mountains.

    Grades: 4-8
  • Moments in Time: Illness hits

    This video, from IdahoPTV's Moments in Time is one of 35 segments that depict the journal entries of Lewis and Clark from May 1804 to September 1806, depicts difficulties caused by illness to the expedition.

    Grades: 4-8

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