Exploration Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Exploration.

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  • 8 Encyclopedia Articles
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The Exploration Study Pack contains about 244 pages of study material in 3 products, including:

Encyclopedia Articles (9)

1,214 words, approx. 5 pages
Why Human Exploration? Our early ancestors migrated across plains and jumped from continent to continent. Our more recent relatives set forth on great voyages of exploration, by ship and by caravan. F... Read more
1,393 words, approx. 5 pages
Overview: Exploration and Discovery 2000 B.c. to A.d. 699 Background Lost far back in time are the names of the earliest explorers who roamed in search of game and edible plants across land they had n... Read more
1,548 words, approx. 6 pages
Overview: Exploration and Discovery 700-1449 Throughout the centuries human curiosity about the unknown has led individuals on adventures to the far reaches of the globe. Ancient exploration was large... Read more
1,590 words, approx. 6 pages
Overview of English Exploration Overview Until the mid-sixteenth century Spain and Portugal were the two main European seapowers; the English had little interest in overseas exploration. Yet, by the e... Read more
1,432 words, approx. 5 pages
Overview: Exploration and Discovery 1700-1799 Background Explorers throughout history have been driven by a desire for discovery that has incorporated a multitude of objectives both personal and natio... Read more
1,440 words, approx. 5 pages
Overview: Exploration and Discovery 1800-1899 Overview One of the greatest thrills man can experience is the discovery of something that no one has ever seen. The exhilaration of traveling a wild unex... Read more
1,342 words, approx. 5 pages
Overview: Exploration and Discovery 1900-1949 One of the driving forces behind exploration and discovery is the overwhelming curiosity of certain men and women who are not content to sit at home with ... Read more
1,238 words, approx. 5 pages
Overview: Exploration and Discovery 1950-Present The human motivation for exploration has always been clear: hope for national and individual profit or acclaim, the simple gratification of geographica... Read more
70,863 words, approx. 237 pages
The Heroic Tale The Historians Remember An Incomplete Knowledge of Geography Additional Dangers of Sea Travel The Objectives of the Explorers What the Monarchs Wanted The Scramble for Information Pre... Read more