Instant Expert: Explorers

Become an instant expert on explorers. Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to introduce early explorers of North America and major explorations that occurred during the 20th century.
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Eyewitness: Explorer
Reading Level
Intermediate
This book takes a look at the often hazardous and perilous world of exploration from the lives and navigation techniques of the first sailors to the types of food eaten on space missions.

Explorers of North America Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Give students a general overview of some of the major explorations and early explorers of North America through the PowerPoint slideshow in this mini-lesson.

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20th-Century Explorers Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Give students a general overview of some of the major explorations that have occurred in the 20th century through the PowerPoint slideshow in this mini-lesson.

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Eye Wonder: Explorer
Reading Level
Elementary
This action-packed book charts the journeys of brave travelers, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.
Eyewitness: Space Exploration
Reading Level
Intermediate
This is a spectacular and informative guide to the mysteries beyond Earth and the history of space exploration, including original photography of spacecraft, astronauts, satellites and planets.