This website is great! I started to sift through it and it seems like something that would be a great resource for any teacher doing a unit on explorers. This teacher who came up with this unit had her students become the explorers themselves. It was very interactive for the students and all the while they were learning about important explorers. This website gives a week by week breakdown of what the teacher had the students do. I like this website because it is very detailed but leaves from for changes and modifications based on the classroom environment that a teacher may be working with. I think that this would be really beneficial to use in my classroom and I think that students would really enjoy doing something like this. Having students be responsible for what they are learning is something that will allow them to really get engaged in the project as well as learning the necessary information along the way.
Sailing in the Ships of Explorers