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Explorers of the New World

Discover the Golden Age of Exploration
Mooney, Carla (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5.
Explorers of the New World


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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, Hernán Cortés, 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..."--P. [4] of cover.
Authors: Mooney, Carla, 1970-
Title: Explorers of the New World
discover the golden age of exploration
Publisher: White River Junction, VT :, Nomad Press,, c2011
Characteristics: vii, 120 p. :,ill., maps ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Carla Mooney ; illustrated by Tom Casteel
Notes: "With 22 projects"--Cover
Contents: Timeline
Exploring in the Age of Discovery
Searching for a water route to Asia
Voyage to the New World : Christopher Columbus
Searching for the Northwest Passage : John Cabot
Circling the globe : Ferdinand Magellan
The Spanish Conquistadors
Journeys inland
Summary: "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, Hernán Cortés, 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..."--P. [4] of cover.
Additional Contributors: Casteel, Tom
ISBN: 9781936313440
1936313448
Branch Call Number: j 910.922 M8186e 2011
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  • ophelia999 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Me & my friend used this book for a history project & it was a great help. Easy to read & easy to understand theinformation about Canadian History.

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