“Scents of the New World” is an unforgettable lesson where students assume the roles of Spanish explorers on their first trip to the New World. An optional hands-on experiential activity has students guessing hidden items native to the New World by scent. While fun for the class, this lesson also challenges students to analyze the lasting effects of the Columbian Exchange on the world. All materials are included and the PowerPoint presentation easily guides you through the entire lesson and activities.
Lesson Includes: PowerPoint presentation, Graphic Organizer, Student Notes, Scents of the New World Story Script, Scents of the New World handout, Scents of the New World handout answer key, and Quick Teacher Reference Guide
Vocabulary covered: Columbian Exchange, cultural diffusion, region, Old World, New World, Era of Exploration, Movement, Migration, Atlantic Slave Trade (Triangular Trade)
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