The Explorer: George Vancouver, 1791 - North America / Hawaii
The Story:English Hawaii?
Join Captain George Vancouver in 1791, as he leaves England and sails south around Africa and further south, to be driven towards Australasia by the Roaring Forties. He charted the west coast of Australia and explored the coast of New Zealand, before crossing the Pacific towards the Americas. He develops a coastal exploration system and spends 3 years charting the west coast of North America. He trades and barters with the friendly local natives. Returning to Hawaii, he persuades several chiefs to cede their lands to Great Britain for protection. Finally, he returns to Britain, via Cape Horn in South America.
This Journey of Discovery includes:
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Our resources encourage interaction and fun while introducing locations, weather/social conditions, cities, countries, seas, oceans and continents. They demonstrate the use of compass points for direction and the use of longitude and latitude ... your students won’t even know it’s a lesson. In addition, they provide a portrayal of an actual historic journey - please note that the identity of the explorer is not mentioned in the story as it is part of the solution for you to share with your class!
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