This map shows how the Gulf Stream current affected the planned route of the Mayflower from Plymouth, England to the Plymouth colony.

Map by Sean O'Connor, National Geographic Education Programs

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The Mayflower's Atlantic Crossing
The Mayflower's Atlantic Crossing Activity

Best For
3 - 5

Earth science, English Language Arts, Geography

2 minutes, 25 seconds

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Students research how the Gulf Stream affected the 1620 Mayflower voyage and produce a Museum Box to showcase their findings.