KS1 Comparing Significant People: How has Captain Cook impacted people today?
Take your pupils on an exciting journey to discover the significance of Captain James Cook and his influence on our lives today. In this lesson, your pupils will learn about Captain Cook's voyages and why he is still remembered today. They will find out about another significant individual, Dr Nicholas Patrick, and the influence that Captain Cook had on this amazing astronaut.
Key Stage 1
Year 1, Year 2
- the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements, some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods [for example, Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong, William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee, Pieter Bruegel the Elder and LS Lowry, Rosa Parks and Emily Davison, Mary Seacole and/or Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell]