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Second Star To the Left and Straight On 'Till Morning" - Spreadsheet Driven Exploration of Pacific Asian Geography

Learners explore the geography of Pacific Asia. The class is divided into two groups to participate in a role-play activity where they act as European explorers. Students utilize mathematics, spreadsheet and internet technology to make exploration decisions during the simulation. Through role-play, learners discover European trading practices and geography of the area.

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Resource Details

6th - 12th
Social Studies & History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Database & Spreadsheet
Included Materials
  • Worksheet