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Exploration Stations Name: 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) Maps Shows the relative direction the ship needs to go to reach a location and may show routes and directions . Very useful to find the direction that you would need to go to reach your destination and some of the land marks you might see. 2 Magnetic Compass Helps indicate NSEW Easy to use and understand. 3 Back Staf Cross staf with no blindness Cross Staf without the cons. 4 Astrolabe Complex tool that takes into account 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 Seems really confusing to

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