Old World Explorations

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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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How did the Old World, fearless explorers sail the vast oceans in their ships of discovery? Captains with their crew of sailors and navigators packed 75-foot long, wooden ships funded by reigning monarchs of the countries wanting to add more wealth, land, and new, exotic goods to increase their power,influence, and riches.

Learning the different elements of a common sailing ship and what necessities were stored on it for a voyage of months and months is the focus of Setting Sail: Parts & Provisions of the Seafaring Vessel.

Beginning with the discoveries of the Vikings in 1000AD to the Norwegians’ discovery of Antarctica in 1911, INTO THE NEW WORLD: An Exploration Board Game is an experience in the Time-Traveling voyages of 7 European & 2 American expeditions into the undiscovered lands from Far East to the Northern and Southern Poles. A study of 9 Explorers mini ~Biographies is included in the Game Board’s construction as well as specific instructions for play and discovery:

  • Leif Eriksson
  • Marco Polo
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Vasco Da Gama
  • Ferdinand Magellan
  • James Cook
  • Robert Peary
  • Matthew Henson
  • Roald Amundsen

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  • independent study

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Please let me hear from you with any questions, comments and/or concerns.

Thank You!

Mz. Bizzy Lizzy

Total Pages
55 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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