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23 resources with the keyterm age of exploration

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The Contributions of Female Explorers

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Think of a few of the great explorers in world history. Are you thinking of any women? Chances are, probably not, and this will most likely be the case for many of your class members. But in many ways, female explorers may exemplify...
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The Colonization of the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bring the Age of Exploration into the 21st century with this ancestry activity! Learners get a chance to explore the complex genealogy of the Spanish settlers through watching two video clips (approximately five minutes each) featuring...
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Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners discover the Age of Exploration by comparing and contrasting the explorations of Zheng He, Christopher Columbus, and Vasco da Gama in this engaging history episode. The narrator discusses who may be considered the greatest...
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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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Engineering an Empire - China 5/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Did you know that the brick and stone facing of The Great Wall is held together by mortar made of sticky rice and burnt lime? Did you know that China was the first super power of the worldÕs oceans? Admiral Zheng He commanded a fleet...
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Prince Henry the Navigator

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sanges, Portugal is of great significance in the world of ancient exploration. It was what was believed to be" Land's End," but as we now know it wasn't! Learn all about the travels and navigational triumphs of Prince Henry the...
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History Review: Colonial America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore key moments in American history with the click of a mouse! Learners read 50 questions from different eras in early America, and watch the rest of the presentation to find more questions to answer.
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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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The 17th Century: Gateway to the Modern World

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
The key ideas in this 50-minute video lecture is that commerce and trade transformed the seventeenth century, that wars previously fought over religious beliefs transformed into wars over economic resources, and that the quest for goods...
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The Portuguese and Spanish in the Americas

For Students 8th - 10th
Test the class on what they know with a thirty-two question multiple-choice quiz. It tests basic facts regarding the Portuguese and Spanish explorers in the Americas from the time of Christopher Columbus.
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The Encounter Between the New and Old Worlds

For Students 7th - 9th
Studying global trade during the time of exploration? This multiple-choice quiz will ensure that your learners did their reading. Questions relate to trade and exchange between Spain, Portugal, and the Americas.
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Eye on Exploration: Take a Second Look

For Teachers 5th
Students research the Age of Exploration. In this explorers unit, students examine why people became explorers, what the consequences of exploration were and what motivated the explorers. This is done through reading selections, studying...
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Oh, California

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars begin this instructional activity by charting information about the relationship between the Spanish missionaries and Native Americans at a California mission. Then, students identify the dynamics of those relationships...
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From Contact to Conquest

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Age of Exploration worksheet, students respond to 17 short answer questions that require them to identify people and events associated with the Exploration Age.
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Chapters 14 & 15 – Age of Exploration

For Students 9th - 12th
In this U.S. history instructional activity, students read assigned textbook pages regarding the Age of Exploration and respond to 49 short answer questions.
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Intro to Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 9th
For this introduction to exploration study guide worksheet, students respond to 14 short answer questions. The questions correlate to assigned readings in a textbook.
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The Age of Discovery And Exploration

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Discovery and Exploration worksheet, students match famous explorers to the corresponding discovery in order to illustrate their understanding.
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Explorers

For Students 4th - 5th
In this explorers activity, learners read a detailed text about the Age of Exploration from 1450 to 1700. Students then answer 7 matching or multiple choice questions.
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Age of Exploration

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world history worksheet, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the Age of Exploration. A short answer question is included as well.
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Old World Meets New

For Students 6th - 8th
In this of world history word search worksheet, students locate 20 places, names, and terms pertinent to the settlement of the Americas which are hidden within the word puzzle. A word bank is included.
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Age of Exploration Word Search

For Students 8th - 9th
For this puzzle worksheet, students locate 16 words in a word search titled "Age of Exploration." The words include pagans, tariff, and small pox.
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Great Explorers

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research an explorer and present a multimedia presentation on the explorer. In this United States explorers lesson, students watch a video about Lewis and Clark. Students use Google Earth to study their journey and keep a KWL...