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Why European rulers sponsored voyages of exploration.

Explorations 1 2013

  1. 1. 2nd Year History • Change • Age • Exploration • Discovery
  2. 2. Homework 1. Answer questions in class – everyone 2. Key words / new words 3. Making notes 4. Cover page for folder o Name of chapter o Illustration (draw one or stick it in) o Contents list
  3. 3. • WALT (What I am Trying to learn) • By the end of the lesson we will be able to explain why people when on explorations to discover new places • We will make short notes, picking out the main point • Our big question today: Why did they do it?
  4. 4. Why did they explore?
  5. 5. Key Words Renaissance Voyage Trade Route Great Silk Road Christianity Sponsor Population Africa Africa
  6. 6. Page 147
  7. 7. Great Silk Road
  8. 8. Why Europeans wanted new sea routes?
  9. 9. Age of Exploration and Discovery Homework • Summarize why people wanted to explore new sea routes 1. ............................................ 2. ........................................... 3. ............................................ 4. ...........................................
  10. 10. • WALT • Our second big question • What made it possible for voyagers to go on explorations in the 15th century? • New ships • New aids to navigation
  11. 11. How was it possible to make these voyages? • Caravels • New Aids to Navigation 1. Compass 2. ........................... 3. ........................... 4. ........................... 5. ...........................
  12. 12. What made voyages of exploration possible 1. Caravel 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
  13. 13. Clinker Built Hull
  14. 14. LOG AND LINE
  15. 15. SWINGING THE LEAD
  16. 16. QUADRANT
  17. 17. Oral Homework • Why people started to explore new sea routes? • What new inventions and improvements made long sea voyages possible? • Describe a caravel. • Why were they faster? easier to steer? stronger? • Name the new instruments they had. • How did they measure speed? Depth? Direction? • What was an astrolabe / quadrant for? • What were the maps called? • Who improved the maps? How were they better?
  • NiamhBegley

    May. 9, 2015

Why European rulers sponsored voyages of exploration.

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