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Explorers of the New World

Discover the Golden Age of Exploration
Mooney, Carla (eBook - 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#150;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. Projects include creating and using a compass, learning to tie a sailor's knot, and baking and eating sea biscuits. Along with detailed, step-by-step instructions for each project, Explorers of the New World includes biographical sidebars, engaging illustrations, interesting facts, and vocabulary words that allow kids to experience this era in a fun, interactive way.
Authors: Mooney, Carla, 1970-
Title: Explorers of the New World
discover the golden age of exploration
[electronic resource]
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. :, Nomad Press,, 2011
Characteristics: vii, 120 p. :,ill., maps
Statement of Responsibility: Carla Mooney ; illustrated by Tom Casteel
Additional Contributors: Casteel, Tom
Alternate Title: Public Library Complete
ISBN: 9781936749911
Branch Call Number: Electronic Book
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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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