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339 resources with the concept the age of exploration

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Discovery Channels

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read a New York Times article in order to explore issues about the celebration of Columbus Day. They, working in groups, research the legacy of exploration and colonization. They use the research to create a first person narrative.
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Centennial: But Mom, I Have Nothing To Wear

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the contributions of Native American Indians, explorers, and Utah's pioneers. They discuss ways in which clothing can communicate and help identify time periods, thoughts, and values.
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students reinforce their knowledge of 11 explorers by matching 4 facts about each explorer. After playing the game several times, they should match the explorer to at least 3 facts about him.