This is a great project that I did with my grade 6 students. We are currently studying European explorers, and the technology that they used when navigating. We studied the compass, the sextant, the hourglass, and the astrolabe. Students did research about a technology piece of their choice, and then they made elaborate drawings of their chosen technology piece! Some did their drawings on paper then glued them onto the map, while others just drew right onto the map pieces. I burned the edges at home - the smell made me feel ill, but the results are so beautiful! They used gold paint and watercolor to finish off their paintings. What a phenomenal piece of work!