The Trojan War
In this social studies learning exercise, students find the words that are associated with The Trojan War. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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The Glory That Was Greece: A Test
Did your class just finish a unit on Greek life, culture, and conquest? If you think they know everything there is to know about Ancient Greece, then put them to the test with this exam, which contains thirty multiple choice questions.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Cultures of the Mountains and the Sea: Mycenaean, Minoan, and Dorian cultures
Sometimes the most fascinating stories are true. Uncover the basic origins, contributions, and interactions that lead to Greek culture. Concepts covered are environmental effects on culture, Greek life, Mycenaean, Minoan, and Dorian...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Ancient Greece by KIDS DISCOVER
Can't afford a trip to Greece? Why not take a virtual tour? Read or listen to audio narration as you explore a 3-D model of the Parthenon, ride along with the soldiers hidden within the Trojan Horse, and consider the lasting achievements...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Engineering an Empire - Greece, Part 2/5
Before the keystone there was the corbel arch. Join your architecture and humanities classes in an exploration of the engineering and architectural developments of the Mycenaeans, the predecessors of early Greeks. A combination of...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Science Behind the Myth: Homer's "Odyssey"
Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh, my! Sorcerers, cyclops, and drugs, oh, my! Matt Kaplan theorizes that there might be a scientific basis for some of the events in the Odyssey, that Circe might actually have been a chemist and have mixed...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome Unit Plan
Students make two T charts, one for Sparta and one for Athens, showing pros and cons for living in either city-state. They use the physical information from the map and the cultural captions given for Athens and Sparts to come to their...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History