Choose one of the explorers below: Captain James Cook Ibn Battuta Ferdinand Magellan Vasco da Gama Christopher Columbus
Class Brainstorm - what do we want to know?
General Information Full name Birth-When did they die? How old? How? Where was he born/ where did he live? Information on their early life (parents/ family/ royalty-importance) Religion How long they explored for?
Fleet of Ships How many ships were they in charge of? details of the ships- names, year of build, size) How many crew were aboard? What were their jobs?
Voyages Motives for exploration How many people died on their journeys? Where did they explore/ travel to/ countries visited? What was their biggest discovery? Did they claim any land? How many voyages did he embark on? Impact on others/ other countries/ Indigenous people. How long did the voyages last?
Big Question: What impact did the explorer/ the explorations have on other societies?