Create a PowerPoint about the explorer of your choice:
Dewey Decimal Numbers to Browse:
910 Geography and Travel
917.04 Geography and Travel in North America
919.8 Geography and Travel – other areas
920 Collective Biography
921 Individual Biography
970.01 General History – North America
Keywords and Phrases for Searching Online Databases:
Names of individual explorers, such as Francisco Pizarro
Names of specific geographic areas, such as Portugal and Peru
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General Explorer Sites
CyberSleuthkids: World Explorers and Exploration
A collection of links to information about individual explorers.
Includes short articles about explorers of land, sea and space. Access by name of explorer, country of exploration, or time of exploration.
Contains information about the voyages of Columbus and those who followed.
Maps and more from the Library of Congress American Memory Page.
Possible explorers to research:
- Montezuma II played an important role in Hernando Cortes’s conquest
Francisco de Coronado