Engage students in 14 lessons about patriotic traditions, citizenship, and leaders and pioneers . Students will celebrate national holidays as they innovate solutions to enhance celebrations. They will explore and create symbols of national pride. Students will get to know Stephen F. Austin, George Washington, Jose Antonio Navarro, and Christopher Columbus and creatively solve problems for pioneers of the past. Making maps, designing artifacts, and exploring basic civics are all part of this learning system. In Mind Missions, students solve the problems of yesterday as they prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.