Part 2: pick a topic from the list
-Navigation (two groups of 3)
-Boats & Ships of the day (two groups of 3)
-Graves (two groups of 3)
Part 3: Get going on your assignment
The goal: understand how changing technology aided exploration at the time.
The goal: understand who was traveling where, when, why and how.
-Create a few slides on changing navigational technology of the day (text book pages 250-251). Include a slide on which piece of navigational technology was the most important at the time and that which is most historically significant...include your reasoning as to WHY...ie) back up your answer! Present slides on Thursday to class.
Boats & Ships
-create a short powerpoint showing how boats changed to help make exploration easier. Ensure you cover each style of ship and make a 1/2D model from paper if you can, with labels. Include a slide on which boat/ship was the most important at the time and that which is most historically significant...include your reasoning as to WHY...ie) back up your answer! Present slides to class on Thursday . (text book pages 247-249)
Pick a few explorers and create grave stones or trading cards showing their claims to fame, who they explored for when & where they went, where they were from and what they found. (maps are helpful). Present your graves/trading cards to class on Thursday. Ensure in your presentation that you tell us why your explorer was historically significant.
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