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29 reviewed resources for circumnavigation

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How Magellan Circumnavigated the Globe

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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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Circumnavigating the Circumcenter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the relationship between the circumcenter and vertices of a triangle. A construction activity asks learners to construct perpendicular bisectors of three different triangles to locate the circumcenter. Through analysis, scholars...
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Super Science Sleuths Explain It All: Circumnavigating the Circulatory System

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students access prior knowledge of the circulatory system.  For this circulatory system lesson, students participate in experiments related to the circulatory system and  film for a podcast. Students work in pairs to create their...
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Circumnavigation

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Learners study about geography and weather by reading about a round-the-world endurance sailboat race. They complete worksheets as they follow the legs of a sailboat race.
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Colonization: for Gold, God, and Glory

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Colonization, cartography, and circumnavigation. After reading a short article about early explorations, kids use the information provided to answer a series of comprehension questions.
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Amelia Earhart - Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Introduce your young historians to Amelia Earhart with a short and engaging video, which depicts the first female aviator's solo flight across the Atlantic, as well as her tragic disappearance during an attempt to circumnavigate the...
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Around the World in Eighty Days Novel Study

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
How long would it take to circumnavigate the globe? As it turns out, only 80 days! With the Around the World in Eighty Days novel study, learners answer reading comprehension questions and unscramble anagrams. They also create similes...
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Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research and chart the shortest course to circumnavigate the globe.
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Magellan: A Man of His Time

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students create a timeline of Magellan's life and voyages. They write paragraphs based on the timeline events.
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The Age of Early European Explorations & Conquests

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your students' world will literally take shape in this presentation, which chronicles the growing edges of the (flat) earth during European Exploration of New Worlds. Dias, da Gama, Magellean, and Columbus are key players in this game of...
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The European Conquest of the Americas

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Witness the birth of the Americas in this presentation, which details the European Explorers who contributed to adding vital details on our modern-day maps. Viewers' worlds will literally expand after seeing the results of Cortes and the...
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Geography Puzzles

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars study the continents of the world. In this Internet geography lesson, students connect to online mapping games. Young scholars collaborate in order to develop their understanding of world geography, including countries and...
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Marine Equipment and Vessels

For Teachers 6th - 8th
During the first week of an oceanography unit, you can show this presentation to introduce viewers to oceanography vessels and equipment. The order of the slides in incohesive; it fluctuates between submersibles and exploration...
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 3rd
In this Christopher Columbus worksheet, 3rd graders will read a six paragraph passage. Students will then answer seven multiple choice questions about what they have read.
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Lesson: Urban China: Contemporary China

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The urbanization and consumerism of modern China is the hot topic up for critical analysis. Kids view a series of photographs that specifically describe Chinese modernization, urbanization, consumerism, and waste. They discuss each...
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Spelling List D-18

For Students 4th - 5th
in this spelling worksheet, students write each of 21 words two times. This list contains words with the edge/idge pattern, sight words, and academic vocabulary.
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List of Famous Explorers

For Students 4th - 11th
How many famous explorers can you name off the top of your head? Four? Five? Check out this list of 25 of famous explorers from around the world. The worksheet categorizes explorers by nationality, and includes each explorer's lifespan...
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Drawing Conclusions

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore why some teenagers take unnecessary risks. In this decision making lesson, 10th graders read an article on risk taking and draw important conclusions on the topic.
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Breaking News English: Map Shows the Chinese Discovered America

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Map Shows the Chinese Discovered America," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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An Uphill Swim

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore the concepts and engineering principles used in a canal lock system and apply those concepts to navigate a boat through a working model of a canal lock waterway.
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World History People Review

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Who's who in World History? Help your historians keep track of major figures with this World History People Review, where students match 96 world figures to the appropriate descriptions. The matching questions are grouped by historical...
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Explorers

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Explorers study guide worksheet, students respond to 3 questions regarding Prince Henry the Navigator, Vasco da Gama, Columbus, Magellan, Cortez, Pizarro, Drake, and Cartier. Answers are included.
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Cloze Activity: Captain James Cook

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Captain James Cook cloze procedure worksheet, students review a brief selection that is missing 14 words and then attempt to fill in each blank with a word they think the author might have used. A word bank is provided.
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Around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars find the circumference of various round objects.  In this finding the circumference of various round objects instructional activity, students find the circumference of the Earth.  Young scholars find the circumference of...