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The Age of Discovery

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Technological Changes (Navigation)
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
The explosion of trade opportunities in Europe and the discovery of riches in the New World prompted the development of better navigational tools. For years mariners determined their latitudinal direction by following the east to west advancement of ... [more]
December 8, 2009 at 08:52 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Age of Exploration (Part 3 of 3)
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In part 3 of this video series on the age of exploration, you will learn more about a variety of explorers.  While the facts are being taught by our computerized character, the notes are shown on the screen along with images from the time periods.  A... [more]
February 6, 2010 at 03:39 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Age of Exploration [Part 1 of 3]
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In part one of this video, you will learn about the age of exploration from a computerized character.  While he shares information with you, you see notes and images on the screen.  You will learn much about the reasons that the age of exploration be... [more]
February 6, 2010 at 03:33 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Age of Exploration [Part 2 of 3]
From YouTube
In part 2 of this video on the age of exploration, you will encounter a computerized teacher that will provide you with facts and information about many explorers of the time.  Excellent for those studying the age of exploration or even a specific ex... [more]
February 6, 2010 at 03:36 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Christopher Columbus
From NationalGeographicVideo, produced by National Geographic
In this video clip, learn about the life of Christopher Columbus and his famous journey to the New World in this mini-bio from National Geographic. (03:07)
May 11, 2009 at 02:43 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Early Mariner Navigation
From YouTube, produced by NASA Connect
NASA Connect Segment exploring the history of man's conquest of the seas. The video explains how boats navigated the waters.
May 22, 2011 at 03:18 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Did the Chinese Discover America?
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This video clip, discusses the question on whether or not the Chinese discovered the Americas before Christopher Columbus. China was the world's greatest maritime power in the early 15th century, raising the theory that the Chinese discovered America... [more]
July 17, 2012 at 05:36 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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The Age of Exploration Rap
From YouTube
A World History wrote this rap and made the video for her World History students.  This is great and fun overview of the history of exploration.  Kids of all ages will love it!
February 6, 2010 at 03:43 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Turning Points in History - Age of Exploration
From YouTube, produced by allhistories
Europeans head out on the high sees in search of resources and shorter trading routes. (03:19)
October 10, 2011 at 06:24 PM
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Just the Facts: America's Explorers and Pioneers
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Our early explorers paved the way for the development of America. They had the courage, the drive, the passion, to be the first and their discoveries proved to the world that America was a land of extraordinary resources and beauty. This program is... [more]
October 10, 2011 at 06:18 PM
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