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13 resources with the concept the parthenon

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Engineering an Empire - Greece, Part 4/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How do you lift a 10 ton drum of marble block? How do you get blocks of marble to stay together without mortar? Part four of this five-part series focuses on the engineering challenges involved in building the Parthenon. Once again, the...
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Ancient Athens Part 2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Mixing modern day footage with beautifully animated reconstructions, this History Channel video focuses on the Acropolis, the high point, or citadel, of Athens. A great introduction to this wonder of the ancient world for your world...
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For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore he purposes of the Parthenon.  In this World History lesson, 9th graders create a complete picture of the Parthenon.  Students research one aspect of the structure and report their findings back to the class.
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Visual Art: Houses of Power

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discover the influence of classic architectural styles on government buildings. To begin, they research the classical period of architecture in Greece and Rome. Once they feel confident, students use modeling clay to create bas...
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Far Away Places; Strange-Sounding Names, An Introduction to Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Sixteen attractive slides give details of the main places, things, and people the students will encounter during their study of ancient civilizations. Each of the classic slides has a title, 1 or 2 bullet points with summary facts, and a...
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Ancient Athens Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The History ChannelÕs celebration of Greek World History Week begins with a look at Athens. Burned by invading Persians and reconstructed by Pericles, the animated reconstructions let viewers tour this most famous city of the ancient...
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The Parthenon

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students research global cultures by creating a model in class. In this Greek history lesson, students identify the Parthenon, what it represented and the architectural achievements used to create it. Students identify some elements of...
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Math and the Greek-Golden Proportions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study math and the golden mean. In this math meets Greek history lesson, 4th graders study ratios and proportions in relation to the Greeks. The use of clay is incorporated ino this lesson. 
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Introduction to the Civilization of Ancient Greece

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore Greece. In this introduction to ancient Greece lesson, students locate and circle the names of the bodies of water surrounding Greece, then underline the names of important cities in Greece on a world map displayed on a...
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Secrets of the Parthenon

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the Parthenon. In this world monument lesson, students watch PBS video segments about the reconstruction of the Parthenon in Greece. Students research how the ancient Greeks built the structure and discuss...
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Pattern, Rhythm, and the Ancient Greeks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the concept of patterns in geometry. In this pattern-making lesson, students locate various types of patterns in images provided. Students define the types of images that can create a pattern. Students also describe the...
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Math and the Parthenon

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students relate math to different areas of construction. In this algebra lesson, students identify the relationship between shapes and the way math is used in architecture. They investigate properties of the Parthenon as it relates to...
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Modern Greece Fights For Ancient History

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the history of Ancient Greece and its society through Internet research. They investigate information about the Parthenon and its marble structures.