Researcher: The Early Explorers
To begin your project you will first research the early explorers.
Using a chart provided by your teacher you will use the internet links below to discover and take
notes about the background, places traveled, dates of exploration, purpose, and what they achieved.
You will research each of the following early explorers:
Vasco de Gama
A link that lists explorers by their exploration dates with individual links to information on each
This link is written as if it were the explorers telling their own story, but it is not the actual explorers
A great website that lists explorers both by date & by alphabetical order
A link to the Mariner's Museum in Virginia that has biographies on many explorers.
A fantastic list of links of explorers for students.
Lief Eriksson Website
(Different spelling/ same Viking) A great deal of information on this early Explorer.
Early Portuguese Explorers
A great link to a website with descriptions of Prince Henry, Bartholomeu Dias, and Vasco de Gama.
Classroom books on the explorers
World Book Encyclopedias