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Week 1 Worksheet Score: 80 Early voyagers used a variety of observations to help guide them including: their sense of smell cloud formations the appearance of more birds the direction of waves all of the above SCORE : 5/5 points CORRECT ANSWER(S): all of the above This individual first calculated the circumference of the earth about 3,000yrs ago: Pliny Eratosthenes Benjamin Franklin Ptolemy Larry King (they say he was around). SCORE : 5/5 points CORRECT ANSWER(S): Eratosthenes Which of the following was the most significant development during the Middle Ages (before 1400 A.D.)? scientific investigation of the seas increased WRONG the great depths of the oceans were first discovered shipbuilding technology improved the first circumnavigation of Africa was completed accurate maps with latitude and longitude appeared SCORE : 0/5 points CORRECT ANSWER(S): shipbuilding technology improved HELPFUL INFORMATION Think about what helped Columbus. The explorer who first believed South America was a distinct continent was: Amerigo Vespucci Franco Americas Vasco d'Americ Bartholomeu Dias Paris Hilton SCORE : 5/5 points CORRECT ANSWER(S): Amerigo Vespucci The Challenger expedition under the leadership of Sir Charles Wyville Thomson is credited with: discovering over 4700 new species of marine organisms measuring ocean depths greater than any previously found
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Week 1 Worksheet - Week 1 Worksheet Score: 80 Early...

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