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Station 1: Reasons for and Methods of Exploration 1. Explain the concept of “God, gold, and glory!” as it pertains to explorers.
2. Rank the items explorers used to navigate the seas using the handouts AND the textbook, page 530. Use your own words. Ranking Item Brief Description Reason you ranked it here 1 (Best) 2 Magnetic Compass Helps find nwse Easy to use and understand. 3 Back Staf Cross staf with no blindness Cross Staf without the bad things. 4 Astrolabe Tool that locates the location of the stars Kind of uneven to use and very shaky. 5 Quadrant Quarter of a circle meant to determine the height of the north star It is really confusing to me. 6 (Worst) Cross Staf Measured the latitude with the altitude of the sun. It could cause blindness. Station 2: Explorer Timeline 1. Place the following explorers on the timeline in the appropriate order.

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