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Glory, God and Gold: Voyages and Adventures - America 1500

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
By providing an in-depth and interesting overview of European exploration in the New World, this presentation would be a wonderful complement to a unit on this topic. The 17 slide presentation is both thought-provoking and informative....
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The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Discover more about Lewis and Clark in this creative video. Students use wonderful graphics as they narrate important facts.
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Mapping World Explorers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research early explorers from selected nations, routes, or time periods. After finding maps of exploration routes over water and land, they create a time line. Presentations are created in the form of three-dimensional models...
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The Period of Discovery: The Boy Columbus

For Students 5th - 8th
Learners increase their reading comprehension skills with a reading passage describing the early life of Christopher Columbus. They read the passage and then answer each of the five comprehension questions.
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Project Organizer: Follow an Explorer

For Students 5th - 7th
This is both a great idea and a great way to help your class organize a themed project. They use these worksheets to assist them in writing a creative historical narrative about the life and travels of an explorer. They'll compare and...
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Explorers Project

For Teachers 5th
Delve into the Age of Exploration with a multiple-intelligences research project. Learners generate a rubric and worksheet to guide their studies and research one explorer. There is emphasis on research skills, citing sources,...
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What They Left Behind: Early Multi-National Influences in the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine how the European voyages of discovery influence American culture even today. They map eighteenth century Europe's impact on the United States.
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Where Did Foods Originate? (Foods of the New World and Old World)

For Teachers 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....
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History: The Spanish Armada

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Why was the attack on the Spanish Armada such a significant battle? Your class will learn how Sir Francis Drake defeated the Spanish Armada with the help of a storm, and how this battle helped make England a nation set to explore and...
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Explore the Mathematics of the Explorers

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Columbus and other explorers relied upon mathematical calculations using the Earth, stars, and ships speeds.
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A Sailing We Will Go!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the journey that Magellan took around the world. Small groups conduct research on a ship that went on Magellan's voyage, write the story of their ship, and create a class dance that demonstrates the route taken...
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Internet Challenge Worksheet- Explorers

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this Internet challenge worksheet, students are directed to 5 specific sites to search for "explorers." Students record the number of category and site matches they get on each site. There is only one actual research question about...
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Spanish Colonials Encounter Quechan Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use primary sources from the de Anza expedition of the 1770's to research colonial encounters with the Quechan people from Yuma Crossing, Arizona.
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Anza's Historical Journals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the journal of Juan Bautista de Anza. They reflect on his first exploratory expedition into present-day California.
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European Explorers Database

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders watch a demonstration on how to create a new database. In pairs, they enter information about European explorers in an easy to read fashion. They save and print their databases to be used in a review game before their test.
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The Children of Eric the Red Explore the West: The Norsemen Encounter Indigenous People of North America

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners read about Viking exploration and complete activities based on the Indigenous people they encountered. In this Viking exploration lesson plan, students compare and contrast stories, write a character sketch, and more.
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Why did the Aztec and Inca civilizations disappear?

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers can analyze primary source documents to answer the question, "Why did the Aztec and Inca civilizations disappear?" They will read the provided excerpts then answer 11 different questions to uncover the ultimate answer.
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Discovery, Ship to Shuttle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
The history of Florida is explored in this lesson plan which covers topics from Ponce de Leon to space travel. Learners listen to stories about Ponce de Leon's search for the fountain of youth and then move on to a discussion of the...
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Big Ten Explorers

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The explorers unit is always so exciting, and sometimes confusing. If your students need to know who went where and discovered what, then they will really appreciate this presentation. This  Information on 10 famous explorers is...
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Social Exploration in Kansas

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders reflect on the relationship between the American Indians and the French, Spanish and American explorers.  In this United States History lesson, 8th graders work in small groups to discuss how the lives of the American...
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An Age of Exploration

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate U.S. history by examining North American timelines. For this American exploration lesson, students research the events that led to Columbus finding America and participate in a jeopardy game regarding his adventure....
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A Day in the Life of a San Francisco Native Animal

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students write from an animal's perspective. In this writing lesson plan students explore the landscape of San Francisco prior to the arrival of the explorers. Students research animals indigenous to the area.
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Early Explorers

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the routes taken by the early explorers. In this explorers lesson plan, 5th graders use interactive notebooks, discussion and maps to discover the routes taken. Students get into pairs and label maps, and create...