Wooden Globe

Mapping the James River

All aboard! In this program, students examine historical maps and 17th century navigational tools to discover how the English colonists sailed across the Atlantic Ocean and up the James River. Using basic mapping skills and tools, students retrace Captain John Smith’s exploration of the James River in 1607.

Onsite, outreach, and virtual programs available.

Program Length: 1 hour

Grades: 1 -5