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Research in Context, Middle School - DPL Database
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Use your Deschutes Public Library card to sign into this electronic database and research your topic. Search "Age of Exploration" or "Sea o...Show more Use your Deschutes Public Library card to sign into this electronic database and research your topic. Search "Age of Exploration" or "Sea of Darkness" for general overviews. Working on a biography? Search for your specific explorer by entering their name in quotes. For example, try searching "Henry the Navigator" or "Christopher Columbus". Show less
The Real Story Behind The Age Of Exploration by Daniel R. Faust - Hoopla eBook
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Did people in the Middle Ages really believe the Earth was flat? Was Columbus the first European to reach the New World? Were European explorers really tr...Show more Did people in the Middle Ages really believe the Earth was flat? Was Columbus the first European to reach the New World? Were European explorers really treated like gods by the indigenous peoples they encountered? You probably think you know the answers to these questions, but sometimes textbooks don't tell the whole truth. This book takes a deep dive into the Age of Exploration, separating myth from reality. Grade-appropriate text is supported by full-color photographs, while fact boxes, sidebars, and timelines provide additional information and historical context. Show less
The Age Of Exploration by Susanna Keller - Hoopla eBook
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Hoopla eBook. The story of the European discovery of North America does not end with-in fact it does not really even begin with-Christopher Columbus. This...Show more Hoopla eBook. The story of the European discovery of North America does not end with-in fact it does not really even begin with-Christopher Columbus. This engaging title tells the story of the explorers who became the first Europeans to visit the lands that would later become the United States of America. Readers will learn about the Spanish explorers of the Southwest and the Gulf Coast, the English and Dutch explorers of the Atlantic Coast, and the French explorers of the St. Lawrence River, the Great Lakes, and the Mississippi River. They'll discover what the goals and motivations behind each expedition were, which native people the explorers encountered, and what sorts of obstacles had to be overcome for each expedition to succeed. A fascinating account of a formational period in American history. Show less
The Age of Exploration - MrNussbaum.com, Website
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Learn more about explorers from different countries. Learn more about explorers from different countries. Show less
Exploration of North America - History.com, Website
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Short introduction to the topic, and explorers from different countries. Video and text. Short introduction to the topic, and explorers from different countries. Video and text. Show less
The Story of the Conquistadors - BBC, Website
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Quick summary of the Conquistadors' impact on the Aztec civilization. Quick summary of the Conquistadors' impact on the Aztec civilization. Show less
Conquistadors - PBS.org, Website
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Introduction to four Spanish Conquistadors. Introduction to four Spanish Conquistadors. Show less
Conquistadors - History.com, Website
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Bring the Age of Discovery to life with these videos. Bring the Age of Discovery to life with these videos. Show less
The Columbus Controversy - History.com,  Website
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Introduction to the controversy surrounding Christopher Columbus. Introduction to the controversy surrounding Christopher Columbus. Show less
Francisco Pizarro - History.com, Website
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Introducing Francisco Pizarro and his accomplishments. Introducing Francisco Pizarro and his accomplishments. Show less
Ferdinand Magellan -  History.com, Website
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Learn more about Ferdinand Magellan's ambitious exploits. Learn more about Ferdinand Magellan's ambitious exploits. Show less
The World Made New
Why the Age of Exploration Happened & How It Changed the World
Book - 2007
Explorers
Amazing Tales of the World's Greatest Adventurers
Book - 2019
The Renaissance Explorers
With History Projects for Kids
Book - 2018
Maps and Exploration
Book - 2010
Exploration in the World of the Middle Ages, 500-1500
Book - 2010
The Age of Exploration
Totally Getting Lost
Book - 2019
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