Remember that there may be slight variations on the spelling of your explorer's name.
In the Library:
- Use Destiny
to find a book about your explorer.
- These books are on reserve and cannot be checked out. They can be used in the library at any time and will be available for checkout soon.
- You may not find a biography about your explorer, but you may possibly find information about him a book about the area that he explored.
- Read the article for your explorer in the World Book Encyclopedia.
- The spelling of your explorer's name may be slightly different than what you have listed. See your teacher if you need help.
- In the Reference Section, read the article for your explorer in Biography for Beginners: Explorers.
On the Internet:
- Use some of the online resources on our library website (especially Grolier Online, Britannica Online and Image Quest.) Type in your explorer's name and click go.
Warning... (and a challenge)...
One of the websites below has unreliable information! Can you find it? We will be learning about what makes a website reliable in library class.
- Read a short article about your explorer on Enchanted Learning's Explorers page.
- Click on the letter of your explorer's name.
- Visit the All About Explorers page to find out more about your explorer.
- Visit the Explorers A-Z website to find other reliable sites about your explorer.
Image: Vasco Da Gama / Departure / 1497. Fine Art. Encyclopaedia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 24 Sep 2012. http://quest.eb.com/images/109_129201
- Use Destiny to find a book about your explorer.