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3rd Grade History Learning Activity: Age of Exploration

Learn about the Age of Exploration in 14th Century Europe. Travel with several navigators during the Renaissance to find out how trade routes evolved. Learn about new technologies, and inventions during the time that allowed ships to sail faster, and navigation tactics which allowed captains to travel further.

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This course can be found in our 3rd Grade History course

After this lesson, the grades 1-4 curriculum continues from the Stone Age to the Space age and will cover:

  • Explore the Renaissance, and meet Petrarch, da Vinci, Michelangelo, Gutenberg, Galileo, and more
  • Journey through the Age of Exploration with Dias, da Gama, Magellan, and more
  • Get to know the Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas
  • Visit civilizations in India, Africa, China, and Japan
  • During England’s Golden Age, meet Elizabeth I, Sir Walter Raleigh, and William Shakespeare
  • Explore Jamestown, Plymouth, and the thirteen colonies in Colonial America
  • Learn about the American Revolution

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