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LibGuide with links to content to support 4th grade research project on explorers.
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Map Of The World, 1590. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 20 Oct 2013.


Explorer Research

Begin your research with Encyclopedia Britannica and World Book Web to gather basic information on your explorer.

After you have gathered all of your basic information, select the appropriate tab along the top of this page to find more information about your explorer.


Project Documents

Project Introduction

Note-taking sheet

Additional note-taking sheets for encyclopedias, online sources, books, and magazines

Fourth grade website


When your research is done, begin gathering resources or compiling your notes to create your nonfiction text features.

Images maybe found att he following sources:

Clipart, photos, and sounds may be found at, you will need your username and password

Images and maps may be found at Image Quest, you will need your username and password

The Library of Congress has prints and photographs you may use. Read the snippet for images carefully, not every image that is suggested from a search will actually be your explorer.  Not all of the images you find will be available for use.

Wikimedia Commons offers images for use with varying rights assigned.


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