Geography/Henry Hudson

One on many possible portraits of Henry Hudson

Learning TasksEdit

  • (Explorers and Impact und current Settlements in Canada) Explore the discoveries of Henry Hudson and identify, how explorations of Henry Hudson had an impact on the development of settlements and even the development of urban areas of today. What are other main drivers for urbanization? Compare that with other requirements and constraints, that drive settlements (access to rivers and water, transportation of resources, ...)!
  • (Collaborative Mapping) Explore the concept of collaborative mapping and compare the current tasks of making open maps more detailled (e.g. for humanitarian objectives) with the work of explorers. What is similar in those approaches and what are the differences?

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