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Unit Overview: Explorers and adventurers

Lessons:

8 lessons

Who was Amelia Earhart?

In this lesson, we will learn all about Amelia Earhart. She is one of America's most well-known and adventurous aviators, who made history when she completed the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. We will be listening to and then drawing the story of her incredible life.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 24m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Who was Sir Ernest Shackleton?

In this lesson, we will learn all about the incredible adventures of Sir Ernest Shackleton. He wanted to be the first man to reach the South Pole. Sadly, after 4 attempts to get there, he never made it. During this lesson, we look back at the heroic journey Shackleton and his team took, trying to reach the South Pole.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 27m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Who is Sir Ranulph Fiennes?

In this lesson, we will learn all about the exciting life of Sir Ranulph Fiennes. He has been called the world's greatest living explorer! Ranulph is a British explorer who is attempting a new record-breaking challenge to raise money for charity. If he succeeds, he will become the first person to cross the North and South Poles and climb the highest mountain on each of the world's seven continents. He has 3 continents to go.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 24m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript