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					                 Early Explorers and Early Exploration
                       A Pathfinder for Teachers
http://www.mce.k12tn.net/explorers/explorers_start.htm
activities and quizzes about explorers

http://www.mnh.si.edu/vikings/learning/boardgame.html
An old Viking game-directions and an example of the gameboard

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0768909.html
Myths about Explorers

http://www.kent.k12.wa.us/ksd/MS/student/Explorers.html#Columbus
A student report on Columbus (5th grade)

http://www.kent.k12.wa.us/ksd/MS/student/Explorers.html#Cortes
Student report on Cortez (5th grade)

http://www.aetv.com/class/admin/study_guide/archives/aetv_guide.0039.html
Questions to engage thinking about exploration and the “first person to discover
America” (Columbus)

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~feegi/
Latitude, longitude, information and pictures of old ships, old maps—maybe a good web
site to look at with the entire class.

http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/teachers/mapadv.htm
Mapping lessons, introducing directions and the compass rose

http://www.henry-davis.com/MAPS/LMwebpages/256B.html
A world map, circa 1490

http://www.henry-davis.com/MAPS/LMwebpages/257A.html
A world map similar to the one that Columbus may have used (1492)

http://www.historychannel.com/maps/viewmap.jsp?cat=14584513&a=E&id=14624236
A map of early voyages and exploration 1000-1609

http://www.historychannel.com/maps/viewmap.jsp?cat=14584513&a=V&id=14623868
A world map of early exploration
http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/world_cont.pdf
A blank map of the world—continents

http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/world_country.pdf
A blank map of the world—countries
http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/eur_countrynl.pdf
An unlabeled map of Europe

http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/
A web site for maps to print off!!

				
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