Greek Philosophy, Art and Mythology

Station 2:  iPad Ted-Ed Videos

Instructions: Click on each link below. Watch the videos, and answer the questions for each video.

Video 1: Ancient Origins of the Olympics (Ted-Ed 3.14 min)

https://live.myvrspot.com/iframe?v=fMDM0NzYwZGZkYjQ3ZjUwNThiNTE2ODdmOTM2MzhjNGQ

  1. The Olympics was a religious festival in ancient Greece. What Greek god did the Olympics honor?
  2. What year did the Olympics begin in ancient Greece?
  3.  Name 3-5 events from the ancient Olympic games?

 
Video 2: Music and Creativity in Ancient Greece (Ted-Ed 4.45 min)

https://live.myvrspot.com/iframe?v=fMzQwZmRiNWU5NmVhM2U4MmY2NWExYWY5NjA2Zjg0Y2U

  1. What are some of the subjects that the muses oversee as artistic experience in ancient Greece? (name 2-3 subjects)
  2. What would Plato think about the music that you listen to? Why?  
  3. Do you think the music that you listen to is beneficial or not? Why? 


STATION 4 DESKTOP COMPUTERS: Greek Philosophy, Art and Mythology WebQuest

Instructions: Select the first link below to fill in the Greek mythology chart below. Then go back to my teacher webpage to complete the second chart on Greek philosophers.  

BRITISH MUSEUM: Gods and Goddesses     http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/gods/home_set.html

SELECT “EXPLORE” MODE.  Fill out the chart below: CHOOSE any 3 gods or goddesses from the list and complete the chart below with information gathered from the chart on the web page.

God or Goddess

(NAME)

Introduction

(god or goddess of)

Symbols

Story

(short summary)

Places

Festivals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELECT THE NEXT LINK TO COMPLETE THE CHART BELOW ON GREEK PHILOSOPHERS

British Museum, Knowledge and Learning: http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/knowledge/home_set.html

SELECT "EXPLORE" MODE to learn about the Greek philosophers. INSTRUCTIONS: Fill in the chart below: Select 2 Greek philosophers and fill in the chart below. If you are interested in specific subjects of philosophy, you can hover over the subjects at the bottom and the philosophers associated with that subject will move upwards.

Name of Philosopher

Subject area

Summary of accomplishments or life

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once completed try the “challenge” mode in any of the subjects on ancient Greece.

 

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