Famous Explorers Facts for Kids

This website provides a good, brief overview of the motives of explorers. The information explains that explorers wanted to do: discover new lands and find more wealth. The website also shows pictures of statures – the caption under the pictures tell the reader who statue is for. The website also briefly tells what the colonists did when they lived in the lands found by explorers. The website provides some fun facts about specific explorers, and there are hyperlinks that bring students to a different part of the website that provides more information about those explorers. It also lists vocabulary that students will need to know in order to get the best understanding from the information. On the bottom part of the webpage there is an informational video, which was followed by a Q&A that will answer some questions that students have. Overall this is a very good induction to explorers!




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