Year 8 Renaissance Day Discovering the ‘Lost World’ Christopher Columbus - Good Guy/Bad Guy? -
Objective: To raise awareness of the Geography of the Renaissance and how exploration and mapping shaped understanding of the modern world. Starter: Watch the video at the top of the page first (note it is from the 1960's and so is very different from a 2014 cartoon)
Task 1 - To find out how the voyages of the Renaissance period have helped to shape and change our understanding of the world.
You will be completing a short investigation where you will find out about the reasons why C.C travelled west and the places that he discovered on three separate voyages.