THOSE ANCIENT GREEKS
Students research Athens and Sparta and based on their research they are to make a visual aid showing their findings.
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Foundation of Civilization: Technological and Environmental Transformations
What are the attributes of a civilization? A unit from Crash Course World History connects the main ideas from four of its videos to define a civilization and to track the transition from the Paleolithic Era to the Neolithic Revolution.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Classical Greece - Alexander the Great and His Legacy
If you are studying Ancient Greece, this presentation on Alexander the Great would be an excellent addition to your lessons. The PowerPoint is packed with information about Alexander the Great's contributions to Greek society, and what...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Persian Wars: Greece's Finest Hours
Maps and photographs help contextualize the Persian Wars in this straightforward presentation. These slides detail the motives and major events of the war between Persia and Greece, making it ideal for a lecture on ancient Greek politics...
7th - 10th 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
Greeks and Persians
Considering the evolution of democracy and civilization to this day, is there any reason to believe the Persians should have defeated the Greeks in the Persian War? Why could the legacy of Ancient Greece be considered "profoundly...
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
What Did Democracy Really Mean in Athens?
Did you know elections only played a small role in Athenian democracy? Take a look at the fascinating origins of Athenian direct democracy in ancient Greece, and compare their political structures to our understanding of representative...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Infusing Equity by Gender into the Classroom: Those Ancient Greeks
Students compare the treatment of men and women in Athens and Sparta. In this gender roles lesson, students research daily life in the Greek cities and create charts that compare the lives of women and men in both of the cities.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History