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. Eyewitness: Explorer

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. Eye Wonder: Explorer
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. Eyewitness: Space Exploration

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