Explorers of the New World

Explorers of the New World

Discover the Golden Age of Exploration

Book - 2011
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Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery. Readers ages 9-12 can delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hern#65533;n Cort#65533;s, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22 hands-on activities to help them learn about these legendary explorers and their voyages. Discover how the adventures of a few people 500 years ago changed world history.

Projects include creating and using a compass, learning to tie a sailor's knot, and baking and eating sea biscuits. Along with detailed, step-by-step instructions for each project, Explorers of the New World includes biographical sidebars, engaging illustrations, interesting facts, and vocabulary words that allow kids to experience this era in a fun, interactive way.
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Nomad Press, 2011.
ISBN: 9781936313440
Branch Call Number: J 930. 1 MOO
Characteristics: 120 p. : ill., maps, ports.
Additional Contributors: Casteel, Tom - Illustrator

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