By Carmella Van Vleet

From the Olympics and Sparta to the computer virus and the start of democracy, this interactive reference delves into one of many world’s so much attention-grabbing civilizations—ancient Greece—and illustrates how deeply it maintains to steer sleek lifestyles. using simply available fabrics and requiring scant grownup supervision, 25 hands-on initiatives immediately immerse childrens in historic Greek tradition whereas diagrams, proof, jokes, and actions teach younger readers on subject matters corresponding to housing, nutrients, garments, toys, and technology during this golden Mediterranean society. step by step directions are supplied for every undertaking, which come with making a Greek vase, an Olympic wreath, and a malicious program, in addition to engaging in a Greek trial.

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Memorize poems or parts of poems and abacus: a counting tool made with beads strung on wires that recite them by heart. the ancient Greeks used to solve From about age ten to twelve, boys math problems. The teacher Debate: to argue about something, trying to convince the other person who taught music was called a of a point of view. kitharistes. Being able to sing and play music was considered an important part of being an educated person. One of the most popular instruments in ancient Greece was the lyre.

Today, new doctors take a pledge to do their best and treat patients kindly. This is known as the Hippocratic Oath. You can probably guess who it’s named after! Pythagoras was one of the first mathematicians. He studied numbers and patterns. He thought that many things could be explained with numbers. Some of his greatest discoveries had to do with triangles. He didn’t discover triangles, of course. He just noticed some interesting things about them. For instance, he discovered that the sum of a triangle’s angles equaled 180 degrees.

Oven baking sheet cooking spray 18 ounces refrigerated cookie dough (you will need only half of the roll but you can save the rest for later) 1 small mixing bowl Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray your baking sheet with the cooking spray. Use half of the cookie dough to make a circle about 6 inches in diameter on the baking sheet. 14 knife 46 Pi(e) 2 Bake the cookie dough for 10 to 12 minutes or until it’s golden brown. Let this cookie dough crust cool completely before going to the next step.

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