USI 4a Exploration

Age of Exploration

What is an explorer?

A person who explores an unfamiliar area. Can you come up with some synonyms or other words that could describe an explorer?

Reasons for Exploration by European Countries

Major European countries were in competition to extend their power into North America and claim the land as their own.

Why did European countries compete for power in North America?

Motivations for exploration

A motivation is a reason to do something! What is something that motivates you?

Obstacles for Exploration

Obstacle is something that gets in your way! What are some obstacles you face?

Poor maps and navigation tools

Accomplishments of Exploration

An accomplishment is something that you completed. What is an accomplishment you are most proud of?