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Learn the customs of Ancient Greece, and watch as the Olympic Games begin. Learn about the importance the ancient Greeks placed on the human body and study the fables of Aesop. Find out what the Bible has to say about Greek mythology and how we serve a God who neither slumbers nor sleeps. Sample Ancient Greek delicacies and host your own Olympic Games as a family!

What are the major history and science topic areas in the Ancient Greece unit?

The major history and science topic areas in the Ancient Greece unit are Ancient Greece and Human Anatomy.

What are some highlights from the unit on Ancient Greece?

Studies and activities on: Fables, allegories, parables, and proverbs  Dictionary skills, parts of speech - concrete, abstract, proper, common and collective nouns, singular, plural, and compound nouns  Geography of Greece  Sampling Greek foods  Human body - systems, cells, tissues, organs, disease, medicine, and medical careers  Memorizing Psalm 139 - we are fearfully and wonderfully made  Reading about Ancient Greece  Note-taking skills and Informational Paragraphs  Writing fables  Making Ambrosia – the food of the mythical gods  Interpreting a schedule of Olympic Events  Greek mythology and legends - and their impact on language, literature, and history  The attributes of God – His omnipotence, omnipresence, and omniscience  Comparing and contrasting the Bible and Mythology  The Biblical Creation story and the myth of Evolution  The legendary Island of Atlantis  Experimenting with muscles, skin, pulse and heartbeat, the respiratory system, the senses, and how the body breaks down fats  The food pyramid, health, nutrition, and hygiene  First Aid Project  Writing plays and presenting plays with student-made paper mache masks  Art and Architecture of Ancient Greece  History of the Olympic Games  Family Olympics Day – with authentic Greek foods, Olympic events, awards and medals, and your own Olympic rules and pledges  Making Timelines   Foundations of Democracy in Ancient Greece  Interpreting charts about Athens and Greek exports  The Trojan War  Greek Dramas  Greek People and Places - the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Athens and Sparta  Writing a comparison and contrast piece about Athens and Sparta  Peloponnesian War  Greek pottery painting

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