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Travel back in time and discover lands unknown with our free, printable explorers worksheets. Accompany legendary seafarers and travelers as they exhibit indomitable spirit during the Age of Exploration. Apart from inspiring children with the contributions of these great discoverers, this set also addresses the consequences of conquest and colonization.
These explorers worksheets pdf are best suited for children in 4th grade through 8th grade.
Be it the discovery of a new route, or the exploration of a new land, every occupant of our printable explorers chart deserves to be celebrated for their invaluable achievements.
With glory that spans centuries in the past, the explorers in this pdf played an important role in the arena of geography and navigation. Identify and name the greats depicted here.
There is lot to admire among men who dared to push boundaries and braved the perils of the open sea. Remind 4th grade and 5th grade kids of this fact as they take on this pdf.
From the treacherous landscape of the Silk Road, to the tumultuous waters of the Atlantic, this pdf from our explorers worksheets covers them all as kids complete the sentences.
While most of the explorers shown in this segment belong to the Age of Discovery, some go back even further. Cut out the picture cards and glue them under the times they embody.
An homage to the routes that left a lasting impact, this part of our explorers pdfs takes grade 5 and grade 6 kids to times that ushered in an era of massive changes on a global scale.
Get to know the great men of Europe who took the road not taken. Our explorers flashcards display details about their lives, and also the journeys that etched their names in history
Elevating the fun quotient of this collection is an exercise featuring a crossword puzzle with a twist. The answers are names of explorers and the clues are their historic contributions.
Landmark circumnavigations, conquests, and discoveries are peppered across this worksheet, where 5th grade and 6th grade children choose the answers from the word box.
Devoid of even the thinnest rose-colored lenses, this printable explorers worksheet focuses on the devastating effects of discovering new lands and displacing indigenous populations.
Toggle between the New World and the Old World when taking on this printable exercise, where grade 7 students are expected to answer questions on the Columbian Exchange.
Explore the factors that shaped the journeys and subsequent success of Columbus, Magellan, and more. Interpret the information ingeniously to answer the set of questions.
Step aside from verbal traps and hone in on the pertinent information in these cleverly-worded riddles. Discern from each witty description the explorer being rightfully lauded.
Set sail on an adventurous journey of your own in the uncharted waters of this sea of letters. Sift through the grid, looking for the names of the explorers listed at the end of the page.
Follow Christopher Columbus' voyage from Spain to the Caribbean Islands, tracking the discovery of America and the chain of events set in action by this landmark event.
Marco Polo and his extensive travels to Asia opened up a new world of trade and cultural exchange, as 7th grade and 8th grade students will learn in this explorers worksheet pdf.
Sailing around the Cape of Good Hope at the tip of Africa made Vasco da Gama the first European explorer to reach India by sea. Read the passage and get to know more about his life.
At the helm of a voyage that led to the first circumnavigation of the world, Ferdinand Magellan left behind a legacy like no other. Read more about his life and answer the questions.