Famous Explorers - Teacher Resources

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Utilize these printables, lessons, and activities to teach your students about the many explorers who have contributed to society. From voyages across the Atlantic to missions in space, these diverse figures transcended social and physical boundaries and changed how we view our world. You'll find plenty of resources for Columbus Day in October and everything you need to integrate this cross-curricular topic into classes on math, language arts, science, history, geography, or art.

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    20th-Century Explorers Word Power

    Students can practice social studies vocabulary relevant to 20th-century ex... read more

    Worksheet

    Explorers of North America Word Power

    Students can practice social studies vocabulary relevant to North American ... read more

    LESSON

    Instant Expert

    Become an instant expert on science and social studies topics featured in D... read more

    Quiz

    Women Adventurers Quiz

    Using reference materials, the Internet, and their knowledge of women's his... read more

    Biography

    James Cook

    Read a biography of James Cook to learn more about this English explorer of... read more

    Map

    Famous Explorers Quiz

    Pupils learn about important explorers and their discoveries by taking this... read more

    Worksheet

    Underwater Archaeology

    Your pupils will learn about the use of underwater technology to find artef... read more

    Worksheet

    Mount Everest Timeline

    Review the chronology of attempts to ascend Mount Everest with this printab... read more

    Worksheet

    Samuel de Champlain Word-Fill

    Children use the words in this worksheet to complete a passage about French... read more

    Map

    Explorers of North and South America

    Learn about discovery and exploration in North and South America with this ... read more

    Biography

    Thor Heyerdahl Biography

    Learn about anthropologist and explorer Thor Heyerdahl by reading this biog... read more

    Worksheet

    Early European Settlements Reading Warm-Up

    This reading warm-up features a passage on early European settlements and q... read more

    Worksheet

    Spanish Explorations Reading Warm-Up

    This printable warm-up helps students master important reading skills with ... read more

    Worksheet

    The Gold Rush Reading Warm-Up

    This printable warm-up helps students master important reading skills with ... read more

    Biography

    Daniel Boone Biography: A Reading Warm-Up

    Teach your students about American history while improving their reading sk... read more

    Worksheet

    Conquering Mount Everest

    In 1953 explorers Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of M... read more

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