Students will cruise down the beautiful blue Danube to experience the heart of Europe. As they travel the most extensive of Central Europe’s rivers, they will search for historical markers, UNESCO World Heritage sites, breath-taking scenery, diverse cultures, and fascinating foods in the picturesque cities on and around the Danube.
Navigate this fabled river from the canal that joins it to the North Sea as it flows over 1800 miles south and east until it empties into the Black Sea. Discover the importance the Danube has held for Europe from 5000 BCE to today. Gain a unique understanding of the culture, geography, commerce, and history of Europe following this legendary waterway that is as vital today as it was in the days of Ancient Rome and before.
This packet contains: A prompt, directions with explanation, a rubric, a three page worksheet, an evaluation form and peer assessment, and suggestions for websites to research.