Westwood's Elementary Curriculum Connections
Social Studies

Grade 2
Age of Exploration

Teacher/Parent Resources

The Age of Exploration Curriculum Guide- Resources and information on the age of exploration and explorers.

 The Columbus Navigation Page- This site examines the history, navigation and landfall of Christopher Columbus.

Biographies of Explorers and Related People- Brief biographies of explorers.

Discovery and Exploration- Map collections, information and resources on exploration.


Student Resources

Explorers of the New World- A timeline by a Fifth Grade class.

Explorers of the Millenium- Facts, information, timeline and a quiz on explorers of the past 1000 years.

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