Students discover various aspects of the Greek culture. They observe and participate in the Socratic Method. They view cave slides and relate them to dimensional thought. They study/question Greek mythology and religion.
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Classical Greek Philosophy
Divided into three different slideshows, this presentation first introduces Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. The second set of slides deepens the analysis of the philosophers and their ideas, and the third section compares each school of...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
An Introduction to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics
Discover Aristotle's view of happiness, or eudaimonia, with a short video that analyzes the Greek philosopher's Nicomachean Ethics. An applicable example of finding the golden mean when pursuing happiness connects ancient Greek...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Philosophy - Aristotle
How easy is it to change your virtues? High schoolers learn about Aristotle and his philosophical views with a short analysis video. It links the value of art, particularly drama, to one's virtues, values, friendships, and social...
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Philosophy - Epicurus
Imagine teaching at a school that focused on the study of happiness! A short video analysis discusses Epicurus and his philosophy of seeking true happiness, including the importance of friends, the value of helping others, and the...
5 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Philosophy - Nietzsche
Have you built your home on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius? Why not? Friedrich Nietzsche challenges viewers to live a fulfilled and dangerous life, to use the humanities as a guide to life, and to own up to one's envy, as explained in a...
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Philosophy - Plato
Some of the best advice for society, relationships, and personal growth was written nearly 3,000 years ago. High schoolers learn more about Plato's four ideas for reaching eudaimonia, or "fulfillment," in an explanatory video.
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Philosophy of Stoicism
An insightful video traces the influence of Stoicism throughout history, from the philosophers of ancient Greece to the prison cell of Nelson Mandela, and how its four tenets guide everyday heroes and importance historical figures.
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Music and Creativity in Ancient Greece
Take a fascinating look into the many ways in which music played an absolutely integral role in the culture of ancient Greece. Rooted in ancient Greek mythology and the common medium through which all core disciplines were taught and...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable