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A Journal of Discovery
In this activity, students, turn a scientific eye on their own neighborhoods and make their own "discoveries."
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A Study of the Portola Expedition 1769
During the first week, students will take on the identity of a person on the Portola expedition. Each day the students will be required to keep a journal for their character. Grades 6-9
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An Adventure to the New World
Students create an "Explorer's Notebook" as they learn about explorers from the 15th and 16th centuries. Includes a hotlist of Internet sites students can explore!
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Christopher's Crossing
After playing this game, students will be able to answer questions about Christopher Columbus' first voyage. Grades 3-5
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Early European Explorers
Students will broaden their understanding of the past and their historical roots, along with examining the economic motivations of the explorers. Grades Upper Elementary
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Explorer Go Fish
Create fun cards to teach the explorers of your choice. Grades 5-12
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Explorer Information Sheet
This is a printable sheet that will help your students collect information about a specific explorer.
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Explorer Interviews
Students will work in pairs researching an explorer and then interview each other. Grades 5-8
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Explorer Report
A complete guide and assessment to a explorer report.
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Explorers of the Past
Students select an explorer, and conduct research about his life and discoveries. Printable activity page provided. Grades 3-5
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Explorers, Fur Traders, the Mètis Peoples, Early Immigrants, and Treaties
Students will examine the following concepts: history, explorers, traders, immigrants, push/pull factors. Grades 4-6
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Follow an Explorer
A printable worksheet that guides students in completing a project about an explorer. Students research the explorer's personal background, route, and transportation.
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From Sea to Shining Sea
Students are engaged in a study of the colonization and westward expansion of the United States; noting the impact of the westward migration upon the lifestyle(s) of Native Americans, and upon the natural environment(s). Grades 7-12
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Let's Study Explorers
Make a timeline, create maps, and build a papier mache globe!
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Marco Polo Word Search
Challenge yourself to find the words related to the time of Marco Polo.
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Meet Marco Polo
Meet Marco Polo!
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Mini Poster for New World Explorers
Students use research skills to design an illustrated, informative poster about an explorer.
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Spanish Galleon
A printable Spanish explorer's ship to cut and assemble.
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The Discovery of the Americas: A Play About Early Explorers
A hands on approach to teach students about everyone from the Stone Age Hunters to Magellan. Grades Elementary
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The Indians’ Discovery of Columbus
This unit presents the conquest of Mexico and the downfall of the Aztec empire from the perspective of the Aztec “Indians” themselves. Grades 2-5
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