We found 2,448 reviewed resources for age of discovery
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The 2,400-Year Search for the Atom
5 mins 5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From ancient Greek philosophers to early American Quakers, people have sought to understand the composition of matter for millennia. Follow along with this video as it explores the long scientific journey that eventually led to the...
Four Ways to Understand the Earth's Age
4 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Cartoon children compare the earth's age to timescales that we understand:a calendar year, the thickness of a book, the human lifespan. This smart film clip is definitely worth adding to your geologic timescale lesson! If you subscribe...
For Gold, God, and Glory! European Exploration, Trade, and the Clash of Cultures
A fabulous unit of study on The Age of Discovery, European explorers, and Christopher Columbus is here for you. In these eight lessons, pupils study the affects these explorations had on other cultures. Hands-on activities include using...
Western Civilizations, Chapter 11: Commerce, Conquest, and Colonization
10th - Higher Ed
Get your historians hitting the books with this online western civilizations resource, which features content quizzes, iMaps, focus questions, study guides, flash cards, and more! Although intended for use with the Western Civilizations...
You've Been Lied To: The REAL Christopher Columbus
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewLooking for resources that explore alternative perspectives of the Christopher Columbus story? Check out the images, videos, cartoons, primary source documents, and other texts in a packet designed to spark debate.
King John II of Portugal & Columbus: The Period of Discovery
5th - 7th
Having an interesting reading passage can really help some kids get into history. Here are five reading comprehension and recall questions related to the provided reading passage. They'll read about King John II of Portugal, his...