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4 Age of Exploration
Alexandra: Christopher Columbus
Michael: Christopher Columbus
Beat: Marco Polo
Svenja: Sir Frances Drake
Nathan: Henrie Hudson
Ossian: Calico Jack Rackham
Samantha: Charles Darwin
Linus: Vasco de Gama
Fraser: James Cook
Toni: Christopher Columbus
Tina: Abel Janszoon Tasman
Rachel: da Verazano
Vitoria: Henrie Hudson
Orell: Edward England
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18th of April
: Article on Ships
14th of April
Early Navigational Methods Reading
Reading-Early Navigation Methods.docx
The world changed dramatically with the Scientific Revolution and the Age of Exploration. New inventions allowed European explorers to sail around the globe. They found new continents and began to see what the shape of the world was really like. Contacts between distant peoples and lands changed societies and economies around the world.
3rd of April: Scavenger Hunt for the Treasure of Knowledge!
Who was Diego Bermudez, and what did he have to do with Christopher Columbus?
What did Henry the Navigotor do in 1416?
When did Columbus arrive in the Americas?
Who sailed around the tip of South America? When?
What were the consequences for Copericus for developing his theory of the sun-centered solar system?
What did Galileo use his telescope for?
What does Sir Isaac Newton's
have to do with sailing?
How did the explorations of the European Explorers create a new economic system called
How did explorers benefit from the accomplishments of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler?
Which invention by Galileo benefitted the explorers the most?
Here is your list of "undertakings" that you need to accomplish for the Captain's Log project:
Captains Task Sheet 2.doc
Here are your worksheets for the "Exploration Webquest". One for the first day in the computer lab, and a second one for the second day in the computer lab. For any work that you do not complete, consider it homework:
webquest detailed day 2.docx
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