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    • Thumb image for Columbus' Letter to the King and Queen of Spain, 1494Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Columbus' Letter to the King and Queen of Spain, 1494

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography, World History, United States History
      In this letter to the King and Queen of Spain, circa 1494, Christopher Columbus lists his recommendations about how Spain should...
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      Web de Anza

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: Early Explorers, History-Social Science, United States, California and 2 additional..
      Web de Anza is an interactive environment for studying Spain's exploration and colonization of "Alta California" (1774-1776). Di...
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    • Thumb image for 1492: An Ongoing VoyageResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      1492: An Ongoing Voyage

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: Early Explorers, History-Social Science, United States History
      1492: An Ongoing Voyage examines the rich mix of societies coexisting in the New World before Europeans arrived. It looks at wh...
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      Exploration: 1600s

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, History & Culture, Visual Arts, World History, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
      This collection of images, from The New York Public Library Digital Gallery, features 22 illustrations of 17th-century explorati...
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      Exploration: 1500s

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, History & Culture, Visual Arts, World History, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
      This collection of images, from The New York Public Library Digital Gallery, features 60 illustrations depicting 16th-century ex...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Cyberspace Explorer: Getting to Know Christopher ColumbusResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Cyberspace Explorer: Getting to Know Christopher Columbus

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports third- through fifth-grade students' exploration of multiple online sources to gather...
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      Explorers' Experience

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts, World History
      In this lesson, from ARTSEDGE, students discuss the concept of exploration. They research a world explorer and prepare maps of t...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Christopher Columbus: Extracts from Journal

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography, World History
      This document, from the Ford University Web site, is from the journal of Columbus, from his voyage of 1492. This resource is ref...
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    • Thumb image for Let's Find a Deal - How the Crusades Led to the Finding of the New WorldResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Let's Find a Deal - How the Crusades Led to the Finding of the New World

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Economics
      In this EconEdLink lesson, students explain the importance of the Crusades to the discovery of the "New World" and learn about t...
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    • Thumb image for What They Left Behind: Early Multi-National Influences in the United StatesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      What They Left Behind: Early Multi-National Influences in the United States

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, United States History
      The four lessons in this unit, from EDSITEment, are designed to help students make connections between European voyages of disco...
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    • Thumb image for Exploration: 1499 and EarlierResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Exploration: 1499 and Earlier

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, History & Culture, Visual Arts, World History, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
      This collection of images, from The New York Public Library Digital Gallery, features 50 illustrations depicting exploration pri...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New WorldResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Geography, World History
      This collection of images, from the book of the same title and presented by The New York Public Library Digital Gallery, depicts...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      The New Netherland Project

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States, Geography, United States History
      The New Netherland Project is an effort to transcribe, translate, and publish all Dutch documents in New York repositories relat...
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      What Was Columbus Thinking?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History
      In this unit of eight lessons, from EDSITEment, students read excerpts from Christopher Columbus's letters and journals, as well...
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      Conquistadors: Teaching Guide

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography, World History
      This page, from the EDSITEment-reviewed PBS Web sites, features four interdisciplinary teaching units related to the PBS documen...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Celebrate Columbus Day!

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the celebration of Columbus Day, which commemorates Christopher Columbus' landfall in th...
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    • Thumb image for Drake's West Indian Voyage 1588-1589Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Drake's West Indian Voyage 1588-1589

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: Early Explorers, History-Social Science, United States History
      Drake's West Indian Voyage 1588-1589 is a lesson investigating maps of a voyage by Sir Francis Drake that involved attacks on Sp...
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    • Thumb image for Find Your LongitudeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Find Your Longitude

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Science, Earth & Space Science, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this PBS interactive activity, students must find their longitude on the high seas using a chronometer. They learn about long...
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