We found 58 resources with the concept the new world
Why Didn't China Discover the New World?
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Who was Zheng He and why haven't we heard of him? Scholars consider the question as they compare his vast expeditionary force to that of Christopher Columbus. Young historians then ponder the intersection of science, economics, and...
Where Did Foods Originate? (Foods of the New World and Old World)
K - 12th
What do papayas, peanuts, pineapples, and potatoes have in common? Why, they are foods explorers brought back to the Old World. Young researchers use the Internet to investigate how New World explorers helped change the Old World's diet....
The Latino Religious Experience: People of Faith and Vision
6th - 8th
Students explain why Columbus said the native peoples he encountered when he reached the New World were "a people who lived in God." They explain if Latinos can still be said to be "a people who live in God." Students explain the role of...
Explorers of the New World: Learning About Major Explorers of the New World
3rd - 5th
Students investigate the principal explorers of the New World and the contributions that they made to the European knowledge about America, the development of rivalries, and the effects on Native American cultures.
What They Left Behind: Early Multi-National Influences in the United States
3rd - 5th
Students research the impact of European voyages of discovery and colonial influence on different aspects of American culture. They access a number of online sources and reference maps to trace the influences of England, France, Holland,...
Jamestown Settlement - Overcoming Hardship and Conflict
4th - 5th
Students reflect on the hardships of the settlers and how they overcame them to build Jamestown. In this United States History lesson, students work in small groups to analyze historical documents from the colonist's time frame then...