Monticello Topography: Let’s Make a Mountain
An introduction to visualizing the topography of Monticello in the classroom, using the mountain on which Monticello sits to find the angle of elevation to Montalto (the adjacent mountain that...
Red Soil & Dimensional Analysis
An exploration of ternary graphs and the science behind the red soil at Monticello, and a journey through calculations which give us a better understanding of how much work the...
Who was Thomas Jefferson? Exploring the Many Facets of Thomas Jefferson
As an introduction to Thomas Jefferson, students will discover the many facets of his life beyond being the author of The Declaration of Independence. Using primary sources, internet research, and...