Ancient Civilizations: Greeks!

Ancient Civilizations: Greeks!

With 25 Social Studies Projects for Kids

by Carmella Van Vleet, Tom Casteel (Illustrator)
Publisher: Nomad Press
Non-consumable Study Guide, 90 pages
Current Retail Price: $14.95
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A full-color exploration of the world of ancient Greece, chock full of STEAM projects, fascinating facts about everyone from gods to ordinary people, and essential questions that get kids ages 7 to 10 thinking critically about what survives from the past.

Who invented democracy? Where were the Olympics first held? Who were some of the first people to use math? All of these questions and more are explored in Ancient Civilizations: Greeks! With 25 Social Studies Projects for Kids. In this book, elementary-aged kids learn about ancient Greek homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, arts and entertainment, gods, and more. Fascinating links between today’s world and ancient Greek culture offer opportunities for real-world connections and fun STEAM activities promote critical and creative thinking.

• STEAM projects use common household products and require very little adult supervision. Activities range from fashioning a model oil lamp from clay to building a courtyard column and constructing a flipbook sailing ship.

• Readers explore the birth of science, mathematics, astronomy, democracy, and even the Olympic games through fun illustrations, fascinating facts, essential questions, building critical and creative thinking skills across disciplines.

• Introduces major figures in ancient Greek history, such as Aristotle, Archimedes, Homer, Pythagoras, Socrates, and more.

• Explores the sites of ancient architectural wonders such as the statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Parthenon, the theater of Epidaurus, and the palace of Knossos.

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