Europe and Northern Africa Portolan Atlas 1547

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Europe and Northern Africa Portolan Atlas 1547

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation – Compass Lesson & Europe Classroom Activity Europe and northern Africa. HM 29. PORTOLAN ATLAS, anonymous (Dieppe, 1547) Europe and northern Africa. HM 29. PORTOLAN AT…

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Zhenghe-sailing-chart

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Zhenghe-sailing-chart

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation – Classroom Activity Asia Folder Part of the Wubei Zhi chart of Zheng He showing the west coast of India along the top, Ceylon top right and Africa along the bottom. The s…

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Compass Hands-on Activity

Hands-on Activity

Compass Hands-on Activity

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit Compass Lesson Plan - Supporting Question 3 Task With a towel placed over their heads and the only visual being that of a magnetized needle, set on a plasti…

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Early Maritime Navigation

Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation

The open sea is a never-ending desert of water – the same in all directions. How did ancient mariners cross the ocean without GPS? The principles behind “modern” innovations used by our GPS-enab…

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