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Mycenaean Trade in the Mediterranean

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Description: In 1982 C.E., a Turkish sponge-diver was diving near Uluburun, a rocky peninsula extending from Turkey's southern coastline. The diver discovered a trove of copper ingots. He reported his find to the authorities. Very soon, a team of archaeologists from the Institute of Nautical Archaeology in Texas traveled to Turkey.You have been selected to work as an assistant at the Institute of NauticalArchaeology, Bodrum, Turkey, to report on: 1.the goods that were traded between societies around the Mediterranean Sea; 2.the different societies that were involved in trade during this period; and 3.the probable route of this trading vessel in the Mediterranean Sea. Good luck as you explore ancient culture, geography, and economics! Standards 6.4.1, 6.4.5, 6.4.6

Author: Joyce Mollet, WideHorizon Education Resources

Lesson ID: 737

Stolen Art: Finders Keepers

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Description: Who should own the priceless treasures of the world? As a result of wars over the centuries, countless works of art that were created by one culture now rest in the museums or private collectons of people in other parts of the world. You will research one of the famous cases of lost art and decide which country should now control these treasures. Standards 6.4.8, 7.7.4, and 10.8.2

Author: Dede Tisone-Bartels, Crittenden MS

Lesson ID: 982

Adventures of Ulysses

Description: In the novel Adventures of Ulysses, Ulysses travels a long and dangerous journey home back to his beloved Ithaca. The novel weaves mythological characters and historical facts into an interesting and exciting adventure that have been enjoyed by millions of people over the centuries. Learn about students Greek geography; exploration and sailing terms; the Greek alphabet; ancient Greek mythology, gods, goddesses, heroes and creatures, and the ancient Greek Olympic events in these activities. Standard 6.4.4

Author: Julie Nunes, SCORE Language Arts Cyberguide

Lesson ID: 26

Ancient Greek Olympics

Description: It's around 480 BC. You are an Olympian contestant, representing your city-state at the Olympic games! How would you behave? Let's find out! Join the Olympic team from one of the Greek city states: Athens, Sparta, Corinth, Argos, or Megara. You will compete in tongue twisters, sticky ball, humming, ball in a basket, or other equally outrageous "sports" but you must do it as a Greek. Have fun. Standards 6.4.1, 6.4.4 and 6.4.8

Author: Don Donn, Ancient History Page

Lesson ID: 77

Archaeological Adventure in Greece

Description: Welcome to an Archaeological Adventure in Greece! On this adventure you will discover some interesting background information on archaeology and on the ancient civilization of Greece. You will learn what archaeology is, how archaeologists go about their work, and what they uncover on their digs. In addition, you will learn what ancient Greece was like. You'll learn about the culture, religion, government, architecture and other characteristics of ancient Greek life. Get ready to get down and dirty on the adventure of a lifetime! Standards 6.4.1, 6.4.6, and 6.4.8

Author: Sara Hoopengardner and Katie Heotis, University of Richmond

Lesson ID: 93

Comparing Athens and Sparta

Description: Explore the roots of two political systems: totalitarianism and democracy. These modern political systems had roots in ancient Greece. Totalitarianism was first molded in the ancient city state of Sparta. The democratic political system used Athenian democracy as its model. In groups, read two famous quotations about government and discuss which civilization, Athens or Sparta, may have influenced the authors of each quotation and explain why. Standard 6.4.6 and 10.1.1 (Greek portion)

Author: Peter Adams, Laurel HS, Laurel, Maryland

Lesson ID: 246

Continents and Oceans Quiz

Description: Here is a map quiz to test knowledge of the the oceans and continent names. Help with reading the questions may be needed for young students. Standards 1.2.1

Author: Test your Geography Knowledge

Lesson ID: 75

Even Gods Have Bad Hair Days...

Description: Ever wanted to snap your fingers or twitch your nose to have a problem just "go away?" Put yourself in the role of an ancient Greek/Roman god to decide what to do to handle your problem. Standards 6.4.4 and 6.7.1

Author: Houghton Mifflin

Lesson ID: 365

Greek Pottery: Visual Record of an Ancient Society

Description: Through the study of Greek pottery students supplement their picture of Greek society from writings of ancient poets and historians. Greek pottery integrates a picture of the ancient past by showing relationships between art, history, and literature. By assessing selected Greek pots in Joslyn Art Museum's permanent collection students learn about elements of ancient Greek culture such as chronology, economics, myth and religion, and daily life. Standards 6.4.4 and 6.4.6

Author: Joslyn Art Museum

Lesson ID: 478

Macedonian Men

Description: Learn about the life and acheivements of Alexander the Great using internet research, a poem (or rap) and a background articles. Find the resource sites from SCORE H-SS by inputting "Alexander the Great" (without quotes) in the Resources search box on the SCORE H-SS homepage to begin your research. Standard 6.4.7

Author: Sharon Coletti, InspirEd Educators

Lesson ID: 1384

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