A short introduction to the era.
Online learning adventure retraces the footsteps of four Spanish explorers. From PBS.
A look at the tools, history, and knowledge 15th-century navigators had at their disposal as they set out in uncharted waters.
Introduces a few of the key people and significant events of this age.
Shareware Hypercard stack designed to introduce young children to the era.
Short article shows how the spice trade contributed to the rise of the age.
Focuses on the role Portugal played in initiating this era.
Richly illustrated site looks at the factors that contributed to 15th and 16th century exploration and the individuals, as well as the roles Spain and Portugal.
A simple chronology of exploration from 3200 B.C. - 1779 A.D.
Interactive journey of Marco Polo, provided by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.