All About Explorers



Hunt For Facts About John Cabot

Your Mission:

Find the answers to three questions about the famous explorer John Cabot. Use these two links to find the information you need. Be careful! Be good researchers and check both pages for each question so you get all the information you need.

Oh, and don't forget to have fun!


  1. When and where was John Cabot born?
  2. How many sons did Cabot have?
  3. Where did Cabot die?

Use these Internet resources:

John Cabot page @ All About Explorers

John Cabot page @ Zoom Explorers


The Big Question

What were the similarities and differences in the information you found on the two sites?



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