Portrait of Champlain by Théophile Hamel , in the collection of Le Citadelle, Quebec City, Quebec.
Samuel de Champlain
by Théophile Hamel (1870)


Now Samuel, you will tell us the rest of this mystery story.

Explore the resources below and tell how you solved the mystery of what Cartier had discovered.  What lands did you find? What did you see?  Show us a better map of what you found.

You can present your work using either Power Point or Front Page.


Web Resources
Biography and picture of Samuel de Champlain (1567-1635): Short biography with links to early map.  A Blupete.com  Biography Page from Nova Scotia, Canada.
Biography with map of Champlain's voyage.  Enchanted Learning.com
Champlain's biography and maps of voyages.  The Virtual Museum of New France.
List of links to Champlain. Web page by Mr.  Cornish, Grade Five Teacher,
Gander Academy, Gander, Newfoundland, Canada.
Samuel de Champlain's 1607 Map Samuel de Champlain's 1607 Map, from the American Treasures of the Library of Congress.
List of links to Champlain  CyberSleuthKids: Explorers on the Web.
Database sources to try

.  1000  nonfiction books with  fulltext articles on literature, social studies, history,  science, careers, health, sports, adventure, and technology.

School computers only
InfoTrac Student Edition- Subject Guide
INET Library- Magazines (School computers only)  The above databases are provided by the New York State Library.  The New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVEL) is a statewide virtual library provided free to schools and public libraries by the New York State Library. It is currently a pilot project funded through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the NY State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).



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