How Magellan Circumnavigated the Globe

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Circumnavigate means to go around something completely, particularly the world. This is exactly what Ferdinand Magellan did in the late 1400s. Watch a video that explains the wonders and tough times of this magnificent journey. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Flip the lesson having pupils view the link and take the quiz outside of class saving time for a larger lesson and whole-class discussion the next day
  • Map out the path Magellan and his fleet of ships took during their adventure
Classroom Considerations
  • Best suited for an older group of geography learners
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Along with the video, the link comes with a quiz, links for researching, and discussion questions
Cons
  • None