Exploring the New World

Online Exploration Games

Exploration Games

Sea of Darkness

North Wind (Pictorial History)

Mystery Monsters of the Deep Dark Sea

American Museum of Natural History

Sea Monsters

The Ships

Viking Ship

Caravels , site2



Ship Types

The Tools

tools used by

Lead Line




General Websites

Enchanted Learning’s Explorers

The Elizabeth Era/The Age of Exploration

Explorers of the Millennium

Mariner’s Museum

All About Explorers

Kids Konnect ; Explorers

For Teachers

Explorers Activity Packet for teacher

Explorers Report



What is a Limey?

British News Story on Scurvy


Early Explorers

Men listed by countries for which they sailed


Eric the Red:Mariner’s

Leif Ericksson: Great Norwegian, Milllennium, Mariner’s


Prince Henry the Navigator: Mr.Dowling, Encyclopedia.com , Enchanted Learning, Thinkquest, Mariner’s

Vasco da Gama: Web Project, Enchanted Learning, Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Pedro Alvares Cabral: Elizabethan Era, Enchantd Learning, Mariner’s


Christopher Columbus:  Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Amerigo Vespucci: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s

Vasco de Balboa: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning. All About, Mariner’s

Ferdinand Magellan: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Bartholomeu Dias: Elizabethan Era, Mariner’s

Juan Ponce de Leon: Thnikquest, Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning All About

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo:

Hernando de Cortez: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s

Hernando de Soto: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning,All About, Mariner’s

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Mariner’s

Francisco Pizarro: Mariner’s


Marco Polo: Silk Road (AMNH) , Middle Ages, Milllennium

Giovanni Da Verrazzano: Elizabethan Era, Mariner’s

Amerigo Vespucci: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, All About


Estavanico: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning

Jacques Cartier: Elizabethan Era, Mariner’s, All About

Samuel de Champlain: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Rene Sieur de LaSalle:Milllennium, Mariner’s

Jacques Marquette: Elizabethan Era,


John Cabot: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Sebastion Cabot: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Mariner’s

Sir Francis Drake: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s

Sir Walter Raleigh: Elizabethan Era, Mariner’s

Sir Humphrey Gilbert: Elizabethan Era

James Cook: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s, Cook Society


Henry Hudson: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s,All About , Chadwick


The 13 Original Colonies

Interactive Maps:

Social Studies for Kids

Mr. Nussbaum

Top 100 city climates


Roanoke: Kid Info, Lost Colony, 2012 New Clue, Drought Idea, Historical Info

Jamestown: Adventure Game, Virtual Tour , On the Trail GameJamestown 1607

Plymouth:  Read About Plantation, Scholastic, Mayflower,


13 Original Colonies:  Founding the Colonies, , Colonial Times,  Discovery

New England Colonies: kid info, Columbia, US history, New England

Mid-Atlantic Colonies: History.org, Quiz game, Mid-Atlantic, Middle Colonies Lesson plans

Southern Colonies: Southern, Kid info

Topics of Interest:

Original Money of the Coloniessite 1, site 2, site 3, site4

Housing site 1, site 2

Design a historic home

Clothing site1,

Colonial Towns: Williamsburg

Flags: site1

Children: site1

Famous People of the Colonies: site1

Daily Life: site1, site 2, site 3, site 4, site 3

Jobs: roots, lms, whps

Food: site1

Pastimes: site 1 site2, site 3

Religions: site1, site 2

Colonial Life: Colonial Times and People (thank you to Mrs.Owen’s class from Pine Central for sending this link in!)