Age of Exploration
The Mariners' Museum brings you a study of how explorers and
what they found changed the world, from the beginnings of
sailing to James Cook. This incredible site has enough
information to keep you busy for DAYS.
Your About Guide to Geography gives you a wealth of
information on famous explorations throughout history,
including Columbus, Magellan, Marco Polo, and Charles
Darwin. Follow these brave men as they set out into the
unknown in search of knowledge and wealth.
Read about Sacajawea (who guided Lewis and Clark across the
Louisiana Territory), Mary Leakey (who found many ancient
human skeletons in Africa), and more female explorers. Their
stories are fascinating!