The Age of Discovery And Exploration
In this Discovery and Exploration learning exercise, students match famous explorers to the corresponding discovery in order to illustrate their understanding.
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The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
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...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
King John II of Portugal & Columbus: The Period of Discovery
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...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Four Ways to Understand the Earth's Age
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...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
History vs. Christopher Columbus
Intrepid explorer or ruthless exploiter? This is the perfect video to accompany the observation of Columbus Day in your class, as well as in considering whether Christopher Columbus should or should not be credited with the discovery of...
6 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Passageways: Tales of Adventure for Young Explores
Students are led through a discovery experience to explore the motivations and accomplishments of the explorers of Canada. They travel back in time to meet the men and women who settled the country. The material is organized by the...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History