Who are some of the famous explorers you know about? Christopher Columbus is one good example. He was among the first European explorers to come to the Americas.The English explorer Sir Francis Drake is also quite famous – he’s known for being the first person to successfully sail all the way around the world. Wow!!
Have you ever thought about other kinds of explorers, aside from those who explored the seas? What about the first explorers who visited the moon??!
Sources & links
“The Age of Discovery.” The History Guide. 11 Aug. 2010 Voorhies, James. "Europe and the Age of Exploration". Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 11 Aug. 2010 “Age of Exploration: Introduction.” The Mariner’s Museum. 11 Aug. 2010 "European exploration." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2010. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 11 Aug. 2010