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Who "Discovered" America?

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Students ponder the meaning of the word discover in this program. Can one "discover" a land where people are already living? Students learn the reasons and methods by which Columbus navigated to the "New World." The program dispels some myths about Columbus and addresses the impact European conquests had on the Americas. Students also learn about other explorers who "discovered" America long before Columbus's time. Classroom activities include determining the shape and size of the Earth, using quadrants to determine latitude, and making a timeline of explorers.



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All activities copyright 1993 by the Regents of The University of California.

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Angela Miller,
Mar 6, 2014, 2:26 PM
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Angela Miller,
Mar 6, 2014, 2:26 PM
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Angela Miller,
Mar 6, 2014, 2:26 PM
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Angela Miller,
Mar 6, 2014, 2:26 PM
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Angela Miller,
Mar 6, 2014, 2:26 PM
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Angela Miller,
Mar 6, 2014, 2:26 PM
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