A place in history”

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Type Tudor Exploration into Google, Click on NMM Tudor Exploration. Or http://www.nmm.ac.uk/TudorExploration/NMMFLASH/index.htm

The mice will talk to you. Go into “

A place in history”

1. What was brought from Mexico to Spain in 1520? ………………………………........................................................... 2. When were sweet potatoes and tobacco brought from America to England? ………………………………..................................................................... 3. When was coffee first brought to Europe? ………………………………............................................................... 4. Who published the first atlas in 1570? ………………………………............................................................... Click on “Why Explore” 5. Why did explorers make sea voyages? ……………………………….................................................................................................. 6. Complete this sentence ; “During the Tudor period, voyages of exploration were made in the hope of finding……………………………….................................................. Click on “Navigation” 7. How did Tudor explorers find their way when they were near to the coast? ………………………………...................................................................................................

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. 8. What navigational instruments did the Tudors use? ………………………………...................................................................................................

. Click on “On the seas” 9. Why were flags important? ………………………………..................................................................................................

………………………………................................................................................................. 10. Look on deck. What were the smaller boats used for? ………………………………...................................................................................................

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. 11. What was the most common sickness on board? ………………………………............................................................................... 12. Look below deck. What was the chest used for? ………………………………................................................................................................... 13. Click on “Mapping the world” Match the maps and charts to the correct dates. 14. Click on “Finding the evidence” Choose 8 pieces of evidence, writing what they are and how they were used by Tudors.

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