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    Teens Take Charge of Your Health! … for high school credit!

    Teens Take Charge of Your Health! … for high school credit!

    Teens Take Charge of Your Health! … for high school credit!

    In “Teens Take Charge of Your Health! … for high school credit,” Episode, #167, Meredith Curtis shares practical things to include in your teen’s health class that will motivate healthy lifestyle changes. Teens can do health as an independent study if they want to start adding healthier habits to their lives. Or parents can create a health class that is practical and helpful. Healthy nutrition, exercise, hygiene, sleep, and relationship habits can start now and last a lifetime.

     









     

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    I started 2 habits related to health in high school – 1 good and 1 bad



    Nutrition

    What nutrients does your body really need? What is the best way to get it?



    Exercise

    What are the 4 kinds of exercises teens need? What is the funnest way to do them?



    Sleep & Fresh Air

    Teens need more sleep – why? Why does fresh air matter?



    Avoiding Sickness

    Simple investments to avoid sickness –-> huge dividends



    Personal Hygeine

    Body odor, acne, shaving, and clothing all matter for teens.



    Healthy Communication & Relationships

    Communication and relational skills called soft skills – make a huge difference in the 21st century.



    Sexual Purity

    How on earth can teens stay pure in a seductive world?



    Addictions

    Common addictions among teens and how to find freedom.



    How To Keep Growing in their Relationship with God

    Silver, Kit Carson, Carson City, Virginia City

    Silver and gold mining, mining towns, ghost towns, Kit Carson, mountain men, capital, capitol, desert



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    • 38 min
    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip V: Pacific States & Territories

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip V: Pacific States & Territories

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip V: Pacific States & Territories

    In “Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip V: Pacific States & Territories,” Episode, #166, Meredith Curtis becomes your tour guide a final trip through the USA—this time it’s a cruise starting in Alaska and making our way down the west coast and out to Hawaii. From the island state, we’ll make our way to our five territories. You will see some breathtaking views, enjoy delicious seafood, and venture into the Ring of Fire. Grab  your navigation chart, pack your suitcase, and don’t forget your swimsuit and life jacket—there’s lot of miles sailing over the ocean! This is the fifth in our series of USA road trips—traveling is a great way to learn geography the fun way!

     



     









     



     

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    Hi! Today, I’m your tour guide. Ready for a whirlwind trip through the Pacific states and our 5 inhabited territoreis?

    Pacific Ocean, extremes, Ring of Fire, seafood.



    Alaska

    Largest state, Mt. Denali, mountains, glaciers, moose, caribou, bears, bison, reindeer

    Peninsula, Denali, fauna (animals), tundra, national parks & preserves, ports



    Washington

    Mount Saint Helens, Olympic National Park, Mount Olympus

    Volcano eruption, “geological layers,” rainforest, waterfalls, mountains



    Oregon

    Crater Lake, Crater lake National Park

    Extinct volcano, alpine lakes



    California

    Redwood National Forest, Sequoia National Park, Mojave Desert, Joshua Tree, Death Valley

    Agriculture, volcanoes, islands, mountain ranges, deserts, valleys, fertile farmland, earthquakes



    Hawaii

    Missionaries, Coral Church

    Archipelago, volcanoes, multicultural population, missionaries



    American Samoa

    Fiafia, Christian influence

    Archipelago, natural harbor, coral reefs, volcanoes, mountains, rainforests, tropical flowers, tropical fruits



    Northern Mariana Islands

    Tinian, Diving for WWII weapons or artifacts

    Mariana Trench, World War II, shipwrecks, diving



    Guam

    Pacific War Musuem, Capital Hagnatna

    World War II, history of island, division between Guam and Northern Mariana Islands



    US Virgin Islands

    Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, Estate Whim Plantation, coral reef diving

    Archipelago, Danish culture, archipelago, sugar mill, sugar plantation, coral reef, SCUBA diving, snorkeling



    Puerto Rico

    Fort Fortaleza, Castillo San felipe del Morro, Palacio de Santa Catalina

    Tropical archipelago, mountains, hurricanes,



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    • 34 min
    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip IV: Southwest & West States

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip IV: Southwest & West States

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip IV: Southwest & Western States

    In “Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip IV: Southwest & West States,” Episode, #165, Meredith Curtis becomes your tour guide on a road trip through 10 states and two tribal nations in the Southwest and West region of the country. You will see some breathtaking views and meet some wild west heroes. Grab your road map, pack your suitcase, and don’t forget your camera and extra water—we’ll spend a lot of time driving—there’s a lot of miles to cover in this wide-open country! This is the fourth in our series of USA road trips—traveling is a great way to learn geography the fun way!

     



     









     



     

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    Hi! Today, I’m your tour guide. Ready for a whirlwind trip through the the Southwest & West?

    Spanish & Native American Influence.



    Cherokee Nation

    Trail of Tears—from NC to OK. Cherokee Heritage Center

    Native lands, reservations, Trail of Tears, Native populations



    Oklahoma

    Oklahoma City: Underground, capital, National Cowboy Hall of Fame

    Capital, capitol, city planning, oil refining, stockyards, cattle ranches



    Texas

    Culture of Texas, The Alamo

    Spanish influence in Southwest, forts, missions, Texas indepence, wars, Texas statehood, landscape



    New Mexico

    Culture of New Mexico, Santa Fe, San Miguel Chapel, Pueblos

    Native Americans, Pueblo homes, Spanish missions, oldest capital city in USA, landforms



    Four Corners

    Navajo Nation, Four Corners

    Territories to states, boundary lines, desert, mountains, landmarks, Native tribes



    Arizona

    Desert, Grand Canyon

    Desert, saguaro cactus, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, canyons, cliffs, rock formations, living in a desert



    Colorado

    Mountains, Ski Resorts

    Colorado mountains, snow line, mountain safety, mountain recreation, valleys, mesas, forests, canyons, plateaus, lakes, rivers



    Utah

    Bonneville Salt Flats, National Parks

    Red sandstone cliffs, arches, rock formations, mountains, desert, salt flats, salt lake, mining salt



    Nevada

    Silver, Kit Carson, Carson City, Virginia City

    Silver and gold mining, mining towns, ghost towns, Kit Carson, mountain men, capital, capitol, desert



    Wyoming

    Cowboys, Rodeos, Native Americans, Yellowstone National Park

    Cattle ranching, rodeos, Native Americans, tribal land, national parks, mountains, plains, rivers, waterfalls, lakes, geysers



    Montana

    Fourth largest state, mining, copper mining, Ringing Rocks

    Forests, rivers, waterfalls, mountains, valleys, farming, cattle ranching, mining boom towns, ghost towns, ski resorts



    Idaho

    Potato farming, farming, ranching, gems, birthplace of TV, Lava Hot Springs

    Hot springs, farming, ranching, gem mining, westward trails, rivers, white water rafting, resort towns



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    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip III: Midwest States

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip III: Midwest States

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip III: Midwest States

    In “Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip III: Midwest States,” Episode, #164, Meredith Curtis becomes your tour guide on a boat and road trip through all 12 states in the Midwest region of the country. You will visit natural wonders, landmarks, and the third largest city in the country. Grab your road map, pack your suitcase, and don’t forget your life jacket—we’ll spend a lot of time in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River! This is the third in our series of USA road trips—traveling is a great way to learn geography the fun way!

     



     









     



     

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    Hi! Today, I’m your tour guide. Ready for a whirlwind trip through the the Midwest states?



    Ohio

    Great Lakes-Lake Huron, A Christmas Story Museum

    Metropolis, urban, rural, museum, movie setting, 1900s history, Great Lakes, Port of Cleveland, Lake Huron



    Michigan

    Mackinac Island,

    Ferry, straits, island, suspension bridge, Great Lakes, Lake Huron



    Indiana

    Indiana Dunes State Park

    Great Lakes, Lake Michigan, sand dunes



    Illinois

    Chicago, Navy Pier

    City planning, skyline, construction, skyscrapers, pier, Lake Michigan



    Wisconsin

    Apostle Islands

    Archipelago, sandstone, sea caves, lighthouses, shipwrecks, winter freeze



    Minnesota

    Minneapolis, St. Paul

    historic buildings, cathedrals, architecture, skyscrapers, restored buildings, Mississippi River



    Iowa

    Maquoketa Caves State Park

    Natural Bridge, Balanced Rock, tributaries, limestone bluffs, caves, overlooks, rock formations, creek, stream, river



    Missouri

    St. Louis, Independence, Westward Trails

    Westward Trails, St. Louis, St. Louis Arch, Independence, Lewis & Clark's Discovery Corps, Mississippi River



    Kansas 

    Fort Leavenworth

    US Army bases, westward expansion, forts, missionaries, soldiers, Native Americans, pioneers



    Nebraska

    Fort Kearny

    Oregon Trail, Fort Kearny, Pony Express, Pawnee scouts, homesteading, archaeology, historical documents



    South Dakota

    Mt. Rushmore, Deadwood

    boom towns, gold, mining, mines, carving stone, Mount Rushmore, Black Hills



    North Dakota

    Badlands, Cowboy Hall of Fame

    Badlands, canyons, ravines, gullies, buttes, mesas, rocks, clay-rich soil, Petrified Forest



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    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip II: Mid-Atlantic States & New England

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip II: Mid-Atlantic States & New England

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip II: Mid-Atlantic States & New England

    In “Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip II: Mid-Atlantic States & New England,” Episode, #162, Meredith Curtis becomes your tour guide on a road trip through each state in the Mid-Atlantic and New England starting with Maryland and ending in Maine. You will visit natural wonders, landmarks, and visit some of the oldest cities in the country. Grab your road map, pack your suitcase, and don’t forget your jacket—it can get chilly in the northeast! This is the second in our series of USA road trips—traveling is a great way to learn geography the fun way!

     



     









     



     

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    Hi! Today, I’m your tour guide. Ready for a whirlwind trip through the the Mid-Atlantic states and New England?



    Maryland

    Life on the Chesapeake Bay, Delmarva Penninsula

    Bays, estuary, port cities, natural harbors, Delmarva peninsula, boating, fishing industry, catching blue crabs, natural resources



    Delaware

    Dover Air Force Base

    Delaware Bay, Delaware River, military, capital, location of bases, military towns, bridges, canals



    New Jersey

    Cape May

    Cape, peninsula, borders, boundary lines, natural disasters, history



    Pennsylvania

    Independence Hall & Historic Places

    Ports, industry, waterways, history, landmarks, symbols, airports, flight



    New York

    Niagara Falls

    Boundary lines, borders, waterfalls, rivers, Great Lakes, interstate highway system, hydroelectric power



    Connecticut

    Hartford

    Capital, capitol, Constitution, landmarks, symbols, resourcefulness



    Rhode Island

    Newport-the Breakers

    History, architecture, homes, scenic drives, islands, island towns



    Massachusetts

    Boston Freedom Trail

    History, harbor, churches,



    New Hampshire

    Recreation in the White Mountains

    Lake, mountains, scenery



    Vermont

    Stowe

    Village, history, ski resort, resort towns



    Maine

    Puffin & Whale Watching

    Fauna (animals), coastline, lobster fishing, ocean



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    • 43 min
    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip I: Southern States

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip I: Southern States

    Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip I: Southern States

    In “Ultimate Extravagant USA Road Trip I: Southern States,” Episode, #162, Meredith Curtis becomes your tour guide on a road trip through each state in the Deep South starting with Florida and ending in Arkansas. You will visit natural wonders, landmarks, and taste good ole Southern cooking. Grab your road map, pack your suitcase, and don’t forget your sunscreen—it’s hot in the South! This is the first in our series of USA road trips—traveling is a great way to learn geography the fun way!

     



     









     



     

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    Hi! Today, I’m your tour guide. Ready for a whirlwind trip through the southern states?



    Florida

    Everglades, St. Augustine

    Pennisula, estuary

    Sonny’s, Publix, sugarcane, oranges, sweet corn



    Georgia

    Savannah

    Mouth of a river, Intercoastal Waterway

    Waffle House, Chick-Fil-A, peaches, pecans, boiled peanuts



    South Carolina

    Gullah, Charleston

    Barrier islands

    Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce



    North Carolina

    Kitty Hawk-Wright Brothers



    Virginia

    Jamestown, Yorktown, Williamsburg, Skyline Drive

    5 Guys



    West Virginia

    New River Gorge Rafting

    Southern Cooking



    Kentucky

    Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, Mammoth Cave



    Tennessee

    Nashville, Smokey Mountains



    Alabama

    Huntsville

    Tuskagee



    Mississippi

    Gulf Shores National Seashore



    Louisiana

    New Orleans

    Steamboat



    Arkansas

    Hot Springs



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