Greek Mythology- List of Greek Gods and Goddesses in Ancient Greece The Olympian gods were the main gods of Ancient Greece. After overthrowing their ancestors, the Titans, the Olympian gods became the rulers of the World (Cosmos), representing the civilization of the world. The Olympian gods majestically and democratically dwelled on Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, built by the Cyclopes. The leader of the Olympian gods was Zeus. The gods were born and grew just like human beings, some of them even married, however they were unaging and death never came to them. Greek myths always refer to the twelve Gods of Mount Olympus, but actually, in total there were more Olympian Gods in Greek Mythology.
Studying Ancient Egypt, Grades 6-8 By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer Found In: Social Studies, 6-8 Learn about the Ancient Egyptians, explore and build pyramids, make a mummy, decipher hieroglyphics, and more with these lessons and videos, activities, and games. Lesson Plans The Queens of Ancient EgyptStudents in grades 6-12 learn about some of ancient Egypt's great queens - Nefertiti, Tiy, and Nefertari and complete a project that illustrates what they have learned. Additional Lessons Egypt’s Golden Empire: LessonsEight lesson plans and accompanying video clips showcase some of the most intriguing and historically significant people, places, and events from Egyptian history. DIA: Ancient Egypt: Educational ProgramsA selection of cross-curricular lesson plans. Background Resources Ancient EgyptThe British Museum’s comprehensive and entertaining website. Timelines, Africa | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art HistoryTimelines, thematic essays, and works of art from Ancient Egypt. Activities Online Games Video
MythologyTeacher.com Click the link above to see a colorful gallery filled with information about Greece's legendary deities. (To purchase full-color posters of the Greek gods and goddesses, printed on sturdy 11 X 14" cardstock, visit the store.) In this myth Hades, the Lord of the Underworld, abducts Persephone, the daughter of Demeter. Because of the events of this story, the seasons of the year come into being. For more information on Reader's Theater and its benefits in the secondary classroom, make sure to visit the Reader's Theater section of this website. Design a doll based on a female character from Greek mythology. Students read "The Ballad of Bellerophon", a parody of the myth of Bellerophon and Pegasus, and analyze the ways in which the story is a parody. This Powerpoint gives basic information on the main Greek gods and goddesses.
ChronoZoom ChronoZoom is an educational tool for teachers and students who want to put historical events in perspective. A great many resources have been created already in ChronoZoom for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Start Exploring Use ChronoZoom to get a perspective of the extensive scale of time and historical events relative to what happened around the world. New Teacher Resources RT @MSFTResearch: See how #Chronozoom helps students “think historically” & travel though time with 3 newly created curriculum modules http… #chronozoom is a valuable tool for illustrating Climate Change: @metanexus Anyone can author their small or Big History on the 14 Billion year timeline at - an open source project. @BillGates Congratulations to the Big History Project. RT @BillGates: Big History is my favorite course ever. You don't have any favorite timelines yet.
Clothes worn in Ancient Greece for Kids The Greeks wore light, loose clothes as the weather was hot for most of the year. Long pieces of colourful fabric were used to make the Greek clothes. The main item of clothing for men was a tunic, called a chiton, These were big squares of cloth, held in place by pins at the shoulders and a belt round the waist. They were made from wool in the winter or linen in the summer. Women also wore clothing which was made from big square piece of linen or wool. They used pins in various places to hold it together. The ancient Greeks could buy cloth and clothes in the agora, the marketplace, but that was expensive. Wealthy people had tunics made of coloured cloth. Hair was curled, arranged in interesting and carefully designed styles, and held in place with scented waxes and lotions.
Explore Ancient Egypt Explore Ancient Egypt With 360-degree and other imagery, walk around the Sphinx, enter the Great Pyramid, visit tombs and temples, and more. Want to walk around the Sphinx? View From Top You are now standing atop Khufuís Pyramid, 45 stories above the Giza Plateau. Other things to look for as you navigate around the summit are the Sphinx, Khufu's three Queens' Pyramids, greater Cairo, and—hard to miss—Khafre's Pyramid. Descending Passage Length: 192 feetWidth: 3.5 feetHeight: 4 feetAfter ducking into the Great Pyramid at its entrance 55 feet up its northern face, you begin working your way carefully down the Descending Passage. Subterranean Chamber Length: 46 feet (planned)Width: 24 feet (planned)Height: 17.5 feet (planned)This unfinished chamber, lying nearly 100 feet below the surface of the Giza Plateau, is closed to the public. Do you see the small grated opening across the room from the entrance? Ascending Passage Okay, let's begin. Grand Gallery (Lower) "Queen's Chamber" King's Chamber
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10 More Ancient Inventions You Think Are Modern Technology Following on from our previous list Top 10 Ancient Inventions You Think Are Modern, we have put together this list. It includes items that were omitted from the first but are still fascinating. Most of the things found here are considered by most to have come from the modern world (or the medieval world at the earliest) but all pre-date the birth of Christ. Feel free to mention others you might know in the comments. The Ancient Greeks and Romans are known to have played many ball games, some of which involved the use of the feet. A variety of oral hygiene measures have been used since before recorded history. Sutures have a long and bizarre history, dating back to ancient Egypt, where everything from tree bark to hair was used to stitch human flesh back together again. The earliest recorded evidence of the production of soap-like materials dates back to around 2800 BC in Ancient Babylon. In the sculptures at Nineveh the parasol appears frequently. Jamie Frater
Greek Mythology A lot of Greek myths in alphabetical order - read them all! f To find out more about Greek mythology, check out these books from Amazon or from your library: Greek Myths for Young Children, by Heather Amery (Usborne, 2000). My niece really likes this one. For younger children. Greek Myths for Young Children, by Marcia Williams (1995). D'aulaire's Book of Greek Myths, by Edgar and Ingri D'Aulaire. Mythology by Lady Hestia Evans, Dugald A. Pandora's Box: A Three-Dimensional Celebration of the Mythology of Ancient Greece, by Sara Maitland and Christos Kondeatis (1995). Greek Religion, by Walter Burkert (reprinted 1987). Teaching and Dramatizing Greek Myths, by Josephine Davidson (1990). Main Greeks page Roman Religion West Asian Religion Central Asian Religion Ancient Greece Kidipede - History for Kids home page Welcome to Kidipede! or *We don't use tracking and all ads are G-rated.
Top 10 Ancient Inventions You Think Are Modern Technology The industrial revolutions and the years following them produced some of the greatest inventions known to man – and certainly the most complex. Because this has been a part of our history for so long now we tend to presume that much of our modern conveniences have come from then. What is surprising is how many of the things that we use every day have been in use by humans for thousands of years. This list of ten things all predate the birth of Christ and they are all things that we are familiar with if not regular users of. Plywood has been made for thousands of years; the earliest known occurrence of plywood was in Ancient Egypt around 3500 BC when wooden articles were made from sawn veneers glued together crosswise. Standardized earthenware plumbing pipes with broad flanges making use of asphalt for preventing leakages appeared in the urban settlements of the Indus Valley Civilization by 2700 BC. Metrology and Calibration Jamie Frater Jamie is the founder of Listverse.
Mount Olympus & the 12 Olympians - Ancient Greek Gods Is Mount Olympus a real place? Yes. Mount Olympus is Greece's highest mountain. Today, Mount Olympus is one of Greece's national parks. According to ancient Greek mythology, when things had to be decided in the mystical world, a council of 12 gods called the Olympians met on Mount Olympus to discuss things. Mount Olympus National Park, Greece Join Max on Mount Olympus (cartoon) The 12 Olympians