Scientists from the country of Sapanya have just received initial reports from an interstellar space probe that was exploring a nearby galaxy. There are strong signs that one planet is home to an advanced civilization. Such news cannot be kept secret for long, and soon Sapanya’ major rivals discover the existence of the new world. Decisions must be made quickly.
Students are led through a series of activities and discussions that bring the political, economic, social, and moral aspects of the Age of Exploration into the present day.