Type
Word Search
Description

sail
dog
winter
compass
deck
rigging
Antarctica
frostbite
lifeboat
stowaway
longitude
latitude
navigation
floe
Seal
Penguin
Endurance
Shackleton

Exploration and Colonization Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Traveled to Asia Marco Polo
Made traveling by land difficult Ottoman Empire
helped figure out which way to travel Compass
measures longitude and latitude Maps
a boat with a rounded bottom Caravel
sailed China around 1405 Zheng he
taught sailors how to explore prince Henry
sailed Portugal around 1487 Bartholomew Dias
sailed Spain and seen the new world Christopher Columbus
first European to reach India by sea Vasco de Gama
sailed England around 1497 John Cabot
America was named after him Amerigo
sailed Spain around 1513 Vasco Nunez de balboa
searched for the fountain of youth Ponce de Leon
compass- helped figure out which way to travel maps- the gridded map that measures longitude and latitude caravel- a boat with a rounded bottom Christopher Columbus- Saild Spain and explored the new world Ponce de Leon- searched for the fountain of youth John Cabot- sailed England around 1497 Zheng He- sailed China around 1405 Prince Henry the navigator- taught sailors about exploring Bartholomew Dias- sailed Portugal around 1487 Vasco da Gama- first European to reach idea by sea Amerigo Vespucci- America was named after him Vasco Nunez de Balboa- sailed Spain arountraveled to Asia Astrolabe astronomical computer for solving problems relating to time and the position of the Sun and stars in the sky. Astrolabe
the three g's God, gold, and glory

Map Skills Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

northwest
southwest
southeast
northeast
west
east
south
north
compass rose
globe
greenwich england
prime meridian
equator
longitude
latitude
africa
europe
australia
antarctica
asia
north america
south america
continent
atlantic
arctic
indian
southern
pacific
ocean

Map Skills Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Map Key
Compass Rose
Cardinal Directions
Continent
East
Globe
Intermediate Directions
Latitude
Longitude
Map
North
Northeast
Northwest
Ocean
South
Southeast
Southwest
West

6th Grade Geography Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

continent
country
south america
north america
west
east
south
north
polar
world
globe
size
shape
navigating
equator
longitude
latitude
projections
map
reference map
thematic map
geography
biosphere
atmosphere

Christopher Columbus Day Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

America
Atlantic Ocean
Celestial Navigation
Christopher Columbus
Compass
Discover
Explore
Journey
King Ferdinand
Latitude
Longitude
Map
New World
Ocean's Current
October
Queen Isabella
Sailing Ship
Sailor
Set Sail
Trade Route
Voyage

Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Came from China and is used for directions. Compass
Discovered the new world. Christopher Columbus
Sailed from China around 1405-1433. Zheng he
Sailed from Portugal in 1487. Bartholomew
Had a navigation school. Prince Henry
First European to get to India by sea vasco de gama
Used to measure the angle of an astral body. Sextant
Found the Pacific Ocean Vasco Nunez
America is named after him Amerigo Vespucci
Said England atound 1497-1498 John Cabot
Tried to find fountain of youth Juan pounce de Leon
A boat with a rounded bottom Caravel
Measures longitude and latitude Maps
The three g's God gold glory
Sailed to Asia Marco Polo
Made it hard to trade Ottoman Empire
Told what time it was and where the sun and stars were in the sky. Astrolabe
Defeated the Aztecs in Mexico. Hernando Cortez
Searched from Carolina to Oklahoma. Hernando de soto
Conquered incas in Peru. Francisco Pizarro

Latitude and Longitude Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

number of degrees in the northern hemisphere ninety
0 degrees latitude is the _________ equator
lines that run east and west but measure north and south latitude
Another name for line of latitude parallels
Another name for line of longitude meridians
lines that run from north to south but measure east and west longitude
latitude and longitude together are the ________ of a place coordinates
Using latitude and longitude together gives us an _________ __________on the earth exact location
0 degrees longitude in the _________ ____________ prime meridian
number of degrees in the western hemisphere one hundred eighty
total number of degrees of longitude on the earth three hundred sixty
Total number of degrees of latitude on the earth one hundred eighty
half of the earth hemisphere
latitude and longitude is measured in _________ degrees

Longitude & Latitude Worksheet Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the center line of latitude called? Equator
Lines of Latitude are also known as what? Parallels
The center line of Longitude is known as what? Prime Meridian
Lines of Longitude are also known as what? Meridians
Exact coordinates give you what location? Absolute Location
Where do all lines of longitude meet? Poles
The Equator seperates the globe into two ____________. Hemispheres
The United States is located in the ____________________ hemisphere according to latitude. Northern
Antarctica is located in the ______________ hemisphere according to latitude? southern
Latitude and longitude are measured in: degrees
Imaginary lines that divide the Earth latitudeandlongitude
This marks the location of the equator on Earth: 0 degrees
How many degrees are there in one hemisphere? ninety

PIRATES Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

scuttle
rigging
navigate
booty
convoy
caravel
bandanna
barnacles
lair
flag
sailmaker
schooner
telescope
longship
freebooter
shiver me timbers
island
gold
chart
shipmates
ship
captain
sails
blackbeard
sea
treasure
pirate

World Map Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

AFRICA
arctic ocean
Asia
atlantic ocean
Australia
Compass rose
east
equator
Europe
indian ocean
latitude
longitude
north
north america
pacific ocean
prime meridian
south
SOUTH AMERICA
west