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Parthenon

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore he purposes of the Parthenon.  For this World History lesson, 9th graders create a complete picture of the Parthenon.  Students research one aspect of the structure and report their findings back to the class.
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Secrets of the Parthenon

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the Parthenon. In this world monument lesson plan, students watch PBS video segments about the reconstruction of the Parthenon in Greece. Students research how the ancient Greeks built the structure and...
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Math and the Parthenon

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students relate math to different areas of construction. In this algebra lesson, students identify the relationship between shapes and the way math is used in architecture. They investigate properties of the Parthenon as it relates to...
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The Parthenon

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students research global cultures by creating a model in class. In this Greek history lesson, students identify the Parthenon, what it represented and the architectural achievements used to create it. Students identify some elements of...
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Modern Greece Fights For Ancient History

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the history of Ancient Greece and its society through Internet research. They investigate information about the Parthenon and its marble structures.
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Far Away Places; Strange-Sounding Names, An Introduction to Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Sixteen attractive slides give details of the main places, things, and people the students will encounter during their study of ancient civilizations. Each of the classic slides has a title, 1 or 2 bullet points with summary facts, and a...
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Engineering an Empire - Greece, Part 4/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How do you lift a 10 ton drum of marble block? How do you get blocks of marble to stay together without mortar? Part four of this five-part series focuses on the engineering challenges involved in building the Parthenon. Once again, the...
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Visual Art: Houses of Power

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discover the influence of classic architectural styles on government buildings. To begin, they research the classical period of architecture in Greece and Rome. Once they feel confident, students use modeling clay to create bas...
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Ancient Athens Part 2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Mixing modern day footage with beautifully animated reconstructions, this History Channel video focuses on the Acropolis, the high point, or citadel, of Athens. A great introduction to this wonder of the ancient world for your world...
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Ancient Athens Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The History ChannelÕs celebration of Greek World History Week begins with a look at Athens. Burned by invading Persians and reconstructed by Pericles, the animated reconstructions let viewers tour this most famous city of the ancient...
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Pattern, Rhythm, and the Ancient Greeks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the concept of patterns in geometry. In this pattern-making lesson, students locate various types of patterns in images provided. Students define the types of images that can create a pattern. Students also describe the...
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The Foundation of Math and Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students uncover the mathematical proportions as well as the history of the Parthenon. In this math and science lesson, students use research to find the contributions of ancient Greeks made to our current society. They explore the...
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Introduction to the Civilization of Ancient Greece

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore Greece. In this introduction to ancient Greece lesson, students locate and circle the names of the bodies of water surrounding Greece, then underline the names of important cities in Greece on a world map displayed on a...
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Greek Architecture

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars explore the Parthenon. In this lesson on Greek Architecture, students view a video on classical architecture, then split into groups to research assigned architectural elements such as capitals, columns and floors. They...
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Greeks Lose Their Marbles

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Greek history worksheet, students read an excerpt about how the Greeks lost their marble structures. They identify which goddess the Parthenon was build for; why the Greeks wanted the marble returned to Athens; and why the...
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Are You a Golden Ratio?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of the golden ratio in nature and architectural design. They discuss examples such as petals on a sunflower and the Parthenon. In small groups they take turns measuring their body parts to find a golden ratio.
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Monuments of the World

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Learners examine world monuments. In this landmarks lesson, students analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress about the Parthenon, the Taj Mahal, the Great Pyramid, the Coliseum, and the Great Wall. Analysis...
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Math and the Greek-Golden Proportions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study math and the golden mean. In this math meets Greek history lesson, 4th graders study ratios and proportions in relation to the Greeks. The use of clay is incorporated ino this lesson. 
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Engineering an Empire - Greece, Part 5/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
"There are no straight lines in the Parthenon." The series concludes with a look at the optical illusions involved in the engineering of the Parthenon. Mixing animated images and current video, the producers bring alive this famous...
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Ancient Greece by KIDS DISCOVER

For Students 5th - 12th
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...
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From Greece to Main Street

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students consider the influence of the Greeks on American architecture. In this American Greek Revival architecture lesson, students identify the attributes of architectural style as they compare the Parthenon with the Lincoln Memorial....
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Ancient Greece

For Teachers 5th - 7th
This is a great resource for finding websites on ancient Greece. Explore various websites to investigate life in ancient Greece. Young historians will view images of Greek ruins, take a virtual tour of the Parthenon, view an online...
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Architecture Through the Ages

For Teachers 2nd
Students study the art of architecture in four well-known structures around the world. In this world architecture lesson, students read books about architects and study architectural structures in the world. Students draw a dream city on...
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The Great Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and debate the British Museum's ownership of the friezes from the Parthenon and Acropolis. Art controversy is discussed in this one-day lesson involving three groups of students within the class.

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