Age of Exploration Group Project

You and your partner will be assigned one of the following explorers. You will be given two class periods to research an explorer below and create a PowerPoint Presentation explaining the life, motivation and achievements of your particular intrepid traveler using your book and the Internet. View the rubric so that you know what you'll be graded on. Some questions to concern yourselves with, but not limit yourselves to are as follows.

Explorer List
Prince Henry the Navigator
Bartholomeu Dias
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Vasco de Balboa
Ferdinand Magellan
Sir Francis Drake
Giovanni da Verranzano
Jacques Cartier
Afonso de Albuquerque
John Cabot

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