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Walking the Amazon

Published Monday, March 07, 2011.
Last updated: Monday, March 07, 2011

Between 2008-2010, Ed Stafford, a British Explorer, walked the length of the Amazon, from it's source in the mountains of Peru, to it's mouth in Brazil.

Use the information on this site to research his journey.

  • How long did it take him?
  • Did he travel alone?
  • What dangers did he face?
  • Why did he do it?
  • What is the meeting of the waters?

Look at the 'videos' section for more information. This has questions sent in by children which Ed answers. Think of five questions you would ask him.

We will be using the information you gather in class. Please make your notes in your ideas books.

Optinal Extension

Make a map of Ed's journey down the Amazon.

Comment By Grace 

Is it going to be like a poster? or a page with lots and lots of information on it?

Published on Monday, March 07, 2011
Comment By Ms Jo 

It's up to you Grace, you can make it into a poster or fact file if you would like. Or you could just make notes.

Published on Monday, March 07, 2011
Comment By Fah 

Miss Jo Do we have to ask Ed 5 question?

Published on Monday, March 07, 2011
Comment By gloy 

ms jo what does neeting the waters mean? i think it means what has this adventure got to do with water i don't know.

Published on Monday, March 07, 2011
Comment By Shayomi 5J 

So we are allowed to make it a sort of report? With pictures and stuff?

Published on Monday, March 07, 2011
Comment By Charisse 5J 

I think on the question meeting the waters I remember something like that in journey to the river sea. It described the meeting of the waters.

Published on Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Comment By Ms Jo 

Yes you do have to write down 5 questions that you would ask him. I think your comment is great Gloy and thank you for responding Charisse. It think you should carry on the chat about what you think the meeting of the waters is.

Published on Thursday, March 10, 2011
Comment By Grace 

I think meeting waters mean when the river meets the sea. I don't know. I am just guessing

Published on Thursday, March 10, 2011
Comment By Genie 

Can we do more than 5 questions?

Published on Thursday, March 10, 2011
Comment By Grace 

I don't know Genie. How can you do more than 5 questions. Miss Jo only gave us 5 questoins. You can't possibly write more than you got exept if you want to make some questions up!

Published on Friday, March 11, 2011
Comment By Fah 

Miss Jo there is a really good website about the meeting of the water.
Here it is:

Published on Monday, March 14, 2011