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Some sailed across the Atlantic, while others rocketed to the moon. Learn more about the lives and journeys of some of history's greatest explorers.

Still image from: World Explorers: Ibn Battuta
World Explorers
Episode 1
4 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Erik the Red & Leif Erikson
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Episode 2
4 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Marco Polo
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Episode 3
5 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Zheng He
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Episode 4
4 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: John Cabot
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Episode 5
4 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Vasco da Gama
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Episode 6
4 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Christopher Columbus
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Episode 7
4 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Amerigo Vespucci
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Episode 8
4 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Ponce de León
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Episode 9
4 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Illustration of the islands of the Caribbean. Haiti and the Dominican Republic highlighted. Caption: Cortés lived on the island for six years.
World Explorers
Episode 10
5 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Hernando de Soto
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Episode 11
4 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Ferdinand Magellan
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Episode 12
5 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Francisco & Gonzalo Pizarro
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Episode 13
5 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Francisco Vázquez de Coronado
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Episode 14
4 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Francis Drake
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Episode 15
4 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Sir Walter Raleigh & John White
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Episode 16
5 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Henry Hudson
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Episode 17
4 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Daniel Boone
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Episode 18
4 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Samuel de Champlain
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Episode 19
4 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: John Smith
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Episode 20
4 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Robert de La Salle
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Episode 21
4 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Junípero Serra
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Episode 22
4 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Lewis & Clark
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Episode 23
6 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Gertrude Bell
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Episode 24
4 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Matthew Henson & Robert Peary
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Episode 25
5 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Person against a backdrop of the moon, earth, and an American flag. Caption: (female narrator) Alan Shephard, the first American in space,
World Explorers
Episode 26
5 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: World Explorers: Louis Jolliet & Jacques Marquette
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Episode 27
3 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Person in a space suit with the helmet removed, the moon in the background. Caption: Neil Alden Armstrong commanded a mission to the moon
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Episode 28
5 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8