Cult. Studies 2 – Explorers

Updated June 22, 2020

Citefast – use this online resource to create your bibliography

Britannica School
Biography in Context
Gale Virtual Books
WebPath Express
World Book Student
Canadian Encyclopedia

List of Explorers
The Explorers – Canada Museum of History

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

Ancient Chinese Explorers – Nova

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

Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) – BBC History
Ferdinand Magellan – 8:20 mins video

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

Hernando Cortez 
Hernan Cortes –
Hernando Cortes (1485-1547) – BBC History

John Davis 
Davis, John – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
John Davis – Canadian Encyclopedia

Martin Frobisher 
Frobisher, Sir Martin – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Martin Frobisher – Canadian Museum of History

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