For advanced reading levels. This site offers research tools with maps, travel literature, and atlases; links to bibliographies, journals, and biographies; as well as time lines and historic information.
Very basic picture dictionary at a modest reading level which provides information about different explorers. Students may search for names alphabetically or click on predetermined categories such as "Americas" or "Early 1500s" to find information about specific explorers. Many of the entries include extra links.
Renaissance sailors continued to use exploration tools developed during the Middle Ages. Learn what a trader's life was like. Click on Become a Spice Trader, and make decisions that may affect your profit.