All About Explorers



Treasure Hunts

Click on the links below to begin your Internet exploration about these famous people. Choose an explorer and then use the links on the next page to find the answers to the three questions you’ll find there. Be careful to check your facts!

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

John Cabot

Jacques Cartier

Samuel de Champlain

Christopher Columbus

Vasco da Gama

Juan Ponce de Leon

Sir Francis Drake

Henry Hudson

Ferdinand Magellan

Francisco Pizarro

Amerigo Vespucci

Click here for an explanation of the colored dots in the list above.




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All About Explorers was developed by a group of teachers as a means of teaching students about the Internet. Although the Internet can be a tremendous resource for gathering information about a topic, we found that students often did not have the skills to discern useful information from worthless data. So we set out to develop […]more →