Great Explorers Expedition

Introduction

Greetings Fellow Explorers!

After learning about some of the great explorers and their contributions & accomplishments in the world, you are to embark on one of their journey's to the New World. 

Task

Your task is to choose an explorer and view their travel route across the world. While you are viewing their voyage(s), you are to report back to your captain (Mr. Mowad) about what you have found out about their voyage. 

Process

 

  1.  Choose an explorer and click on their corresponding link listed below.

Cartier: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1OiS4nbwsdDMsl0nP6UikVtNFnOo&ll=47.67351627962535%2C-43.4863904179084&z=4

Columbus: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1wjmmBObq3tS7zgQ9R-i1Z5DYinc&ll=25.659501363489966%2C-46.134166737499974&z=4

Hudson: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1Hih0cBgJyoord6qrk0TQcSwvTbA&ll=65.57726235799834%2C-13.963623000000005&z=3

Cortes: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1YtjitJR8CicPuN88S-qgcnxifoc&ll=20.908987179168097%2C-89.1616058&z=6

Pizarro: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=17f_K74zCzsej0KdfPJiBzRsbVLg&ll=14.572950834030323%2C-43.34137379999999&z=4

De Soto: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1zL0jA75wf4VnXzVqvTnEEGAtqf0&ll=12.857956138437114%2C-52.094726099999995&z=4

Coronado: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1hh8l77CVpG9x4sBbqzoCvIFQBEc&ll=30.383537894236213%2C-104.00484915000001&z=5

Vespucci: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1cNopBwab2JTVKvdFwmDRsmFU0xA&ll=-3.5106795952693557%2C-39.31121335000001&z=3

Magellan: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=19p3bewPSnfn-qsDKUOgx65-BObI&ll=-3.81666561775622e-14%2C0&z=1

Erikson: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1wCxc6OsL0uBvBcbJiORYzxpW62A&ll=57.07358893807726%2C-58.2714844&z=4

Dias: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1A0eBx_LYcXKch8QRqbqbb7QPips&ll=1.9072476885967937%2C-0.7690429499999993&z=3

Da Gama: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1T9KQSsl4AsJvKjABryxPJhoN2c8&ll=1.2667577480672738%2C26.58963080000001&z=3

Balboa: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1xdGL4bCGAIDI2et1cDMMjRitnXu1rCbm&ll=23.9197009259773%2C-43.173659549999996&z=4

Ponce de Leon: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/embed?mid=1pino8R2NXkVOE4oDLVSbMbb_CdU&ll=21.17931242845324%2C-109.84082495000001&z=4

 

  1. Once you click on their link, take some time and explore the different locations that explorer went to.
  2. Report back 1-2 pieces of information you have learned about your explorer's voyage using the sheet provided to you.
  3. If time allows, you may choose another explorer and view their route. 
Evaluation
Description  Points
Responses were accurate and detailed. Students put in effort when completing assignment       5
Responses were accurate and detailed to an extent. Students showed effort when completing assignment       4
Responses were accurate and showed some detail. Students showed some effort when completing the assignment

      3

Responses were accurate but had no detail. Students showed minimal effort when completing the assignment       2
Responses were not accurate nor detailed. Students put in little to no effort when completing the assignment       1 

 

 

 

Conclusion

Congratulations Explorers on your adventures in the New World!

Your captain is very pleased with the information you reported to him. These voyages are important because the discoveries made helped shaped our world we live in today.

Credits

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