In this lesson plan, students find out about the lives and amazing achievements of Captain James Cook (world famous explorer), Valentina Tereshkova (first woman in space) and Roald Amundsen (first explorer to reach the South Pole). Includes timeline labelling activity.

Photo of either one of these famous explorers: Captain James Cook, Valentina Tereshkova, Roald Amundsen

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