Meet the Explorers!
From Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, take a journey with history's most important explorers!
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Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
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Was Columbus the first European to discover the Americas? Who was the first person to sail all the way around the world? Why do we know so much about Mars but so little about our own oceans? Find the answers to these questions and many, many more in "Meet the Explorers!" In this interesting history course, students will learn all about historical explorers such as Leif Erikson, Ferdinand Magellan, and Jacques Cousteau. Each lesson will examine the life of a single explorer and will focus on...
Students will examine the motives of explorers as well as the modes of transportation, routes, and major historical events during their journeys.
This class is a fantastic opportunity for students ages 8-13 to learn just how interesting history and geography can be. As an elementary social studies teacher, I have a variety of strategies to encourage students to delve deeper into content.
A great resource to supplement this course is the Scholastic Atlas of Exploration, an intermediate/middle school-level paperback resource that has 2-4 page segments on each explorer and journey. The author is Dinah Starkey. This resource is not required, however!
Students will need only pen and paper should they wish to take notes. A great resource to supplement this course is the Scholastic Atlas of Exploration, an intermediate/middle school-level paperback resource that has 2-4 page segments on each explorer and journey. The author is Dinah Starkey. This resource is not required, however!
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
This is an age-appropriate class that focuses on history and geography. However, there are times when this course will briefly discuss wars, conquest, and religious practices of various civilizations.
Lee Ruark, M.S.Ed.
Energetic and Engaging Science and Social Studies Teacher!
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
879 total reviews
456 completed classes
Hello! I am so excited to teach Science and Social Studies classes here on Outschool! As an enthusiastic Maryland and Vermont educator with over a decade of teaching experience, I have been blessed to teach a wide range of subjects to both...