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TOOLS OF THE EXPLORER. Use this to help you fill out p. 5 in your note packet. Improvements in TECHNOLOGY aided Europeans to explore oceans: MAGNETIC compass – determined direction

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Tools of the explorer

TOOLS OF THE EXPLORER

Use this to help you fill out p. 5 in your note packet.


Tools of the explorer

  • Improvements in TECHNOLOGY aided Europeans to explore oceans:

  • MAGNETIC compass – determined direction

  • ASTROLABE – figured out latitude at sea (this was later replaced by the sextant in the 1700’s – determined latitude and longitude)

  • Creation of better and more accurate MAPS and CHARTS

  • IMPROVEMENT IN SHIPS – BIGGER and BETTER

  • New type of ship: CARAVEL

  • Large CARGO areas

  • TRIANGULAR sails

  • Ship’s KEELallow it to explore close to shore


Tools of the explorer

Use the following video links to answer the questions under the part 2 section in your Explorer Webquest

The Caravel:

http://www.history.com/topics/exploration/christopher-columbus/videos/columbus-ships-are-marvels-of-engineering

The astrolabe:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41QcsGuK9o0

Prince Henry’s Navigation School: (start @ 5:45-8:15)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVD6f20OG9w

Go to the website below to do the explorer portion of the webquest. You will choose one explorer from each country on the chart to fill out your chart.

http://questgarden.com/34/60/7/060929124645/process.htm