All About Explorers

Hunt For Facts About Henry Hudson

Your Mission:

Find the answers to three questions about the famous explorer Henry Hudson. 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 Henry Hudson born?
  2. What natural feature blocked Hudson from completing his first voyage?
  3. On which voyage did Hudson discover a large bay (which at the time he thought was an ocean)?

Use these Internet resources:

Henry Hudson page @ All About Explorers

Henry Hudson page @ The Mariner's Museum

The Big Question

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


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