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Navagator Project

We are going to trace The Discovery of America, the New World. In this lesson, we will find the earliest voyages to the New World.

Why are the American continents called the New World? Go to this website for more information.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_World

Who is: Peter Martyr d'Anghiera? What did he do?

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In what year did he refer to the New World?

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http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E0CE6D81F3EF934A35754C0A964958260

Why didn't the Norsemen have a substantial effect upon the history of America?

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http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/columbus.htm

What country did Christopher Columbus sail for?

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What were the three ships that Christopher Columbus sailed to America?

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When did they set sail?

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Lag B;Omer questions. Have fun answering!!

בס"ד Lag B'Omer is a "minor" holiday in Israel celebrating the writer of the Zohar, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. 

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Find the answers to these questions: Look on the Website listed,

http://judaism.about.com/od/omer/f/omer_what.htm

1. What is an Omer?
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2. What is Sefirat HaOmer?
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3. Why do we Count the Omer?
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4. Why do we mourn during the Counting of the Omer?

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5. What is Lag B'Omer?
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6. How do we celebrate Lag B'Omer?

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http://www.jewfaq.org/holidayb.htm


7. .What dates will Lag B'omer fall on in the year 2010?

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http://myjewishlearning.com/holidays/Shavuot/TO_Shavuot_Community/Isaacs_Omer_654/Lag_BaOmer.h…