SS 8 – Explorers

November 15, 2016

EasyBib – use this online resource to create your bibliography

Biography in Context

Gale Virtual Books
Global Issues in Context
WebPath Express
World Book Advanced
World History in Context

Canadian Encyclopedia

List of Explorers
The Explorers – Canada Museum of History – click on the small triangle at the top right side of the screen to see the links for the explorers

Explorers of Canada – Enchanted Learning

Exploration – an overview of what exploration is and different explorers throughout the centuries and in various parts of the world

Explorers from the 1400s  – this wesite from Enchanted Learning has an alphabetical list of explorers; you can also look the explorers up by country and by century

List of explorers – Wikipedia – you can sort the links by “Century” within each alphabet

Exploration of North America, 1492-1700 – interacive map of the explorers’ routes

Ancient Chinese Explorers – Nova

Christopher Columbus   
Christopher Columbus – BBC Primary History
Christopher Columbus: Explorer – Enchanted Learning

Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) – BBC History
Ferdinand Magellan’s Voyage Round the World, 1519-1522 CE – Fordham University

Francis Drake
Sir Francis Drake (c.1540-c.1596) -BBC History
Sir Francis Drake (1542-96) – Royal Museums Greenwich

Hernando Cortez 
Hernan Cortes Arrives in Mexico – PBS
Hernando Cortes (1485-1547) – BBC History

John Davis 
Davis, John – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
John Davis – Canadian Encyclopedia
John Davis’s expeditions, 1585-87 – Royal Museums Greenwich

Martin Frobisher 
Frobisher, Sir Martin – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Martin Frobisher – Royal Museums Greenwich

Prince Henry the Navigator 
Prince Henry the Navigator – PBS
Prince Henry the Navigator: Royal Patron of Explorers – Enchanted Learning

Vasco de Gama 

Vasco da Gama (c. 1460-1524) – BBC History
Vasco da Gama: Explorer – Enchanted Learning

William Baffin 
Baffin, William – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
William Baffin – Canadian Encyclopedia
William Baffin and Robert Bylot’s expeditions, 1615-16 – Royal Museums Greenwich

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