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The Vikings- exploring and settling

This session looks at Viking exploration, where they visited and the areas that they settled. You will conduct your own exploration of Viking travels prior to completing a quiz on the learning.  You can either print the PDF or word document instructions or follow the instructions below.

Step 1:

Before learning about Viking exploration, you have a chance to do your own exploration using Google Earth. Click the link below to explore the routes taken and places discovered by early Viking explorers:

Step 2:

Click the link below to learn more about the early Viking explorers and the places they visited. Click on the white boxes for more information, make sure you are thorough as you will be quizzed on these!

Step 3:

Have a go at the Kahoot! Quiz by clicking this link:

Step 4 (optional):

For a look at how the Vikings visited such far-flung places, here are some virtual tours of Viking longboats in the Viking Ship Museum, Oslo: