Christopher Columbus Day

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Celebrating the life of the remarkable and courageous Christopher Columbus.

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Explore the life of this amazing explorer, colonizer and navigator in this interactive, educational book for iPad. Christopher Columbus discovered new worlds and his BioView® reveals how he did it and why.  Join him on a sensational journey through his life and amazing expeditions.

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This captivating book features the following :-

  • an interactive eBook
  • a range of engaging and educational elements
  • interactive map of Columbus’ travels
  • fascinating photo archive
  • avatar software
  • dramatised audio adaptation
  • An interactive quiz

Celebrate the discovery of the Americas and get an insight into how and why he did what he did.  Columbus was the first European, since the Vikings, to discover the New World, without the assistance of a compass or an accurate map.  He was a passionate pioneer who led the way for other explorers that followed in his footsteps. His voyages spread Christian religion, enabled great leaps forward in the field of navigation and had an enormous effect on the history of the Western World. Come ‘face to face’ with Columbus through avatar software which features throughout the book.

Educational BioViews® are short biographical stories, similar to interviews. Titles from the Amazing Leader series offer a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions to our world.

CLASS ACTIVITY:

  1. Where was Christopher Columbus born?
  2. Before he commenced an apprenticeship as a business agent, Columbus travelled the sea as a ….. ? You may be surprised!!
  3. Who sponsored his first exploration?
  4. What was the name of the agreement they signed?
  5. In what year did Columbus set sail on this first voyage of discovery?

Amazing People Education is brought to you by The Amazing People Club – an international education publisher that is bringing these sensational resources to students and teachers worldwide. To explore tips and tricks on classroom edu-tainment using BioViews®, please download our free Amazing Teacher Toolkit. To get involved in our direct-to-classroom resources, be sure to check out these Education Case Studies.

We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.

For further information, please contact marion@amazingpeopleclub.com, or visit www.amazingpeopleclub.com.

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