List of Greek/Roman names for 12 Olympians:
Chart that includes 12 Olympians as well as others:
Want an interactive site? Here you go!2. Choose a god or goddess from the list you created and write a short (typed) description. Then design a shield (four inches in diameter) with a symbol that exemplifies that god or goddess.
Click on your god or goddess of choice to read about their characteristics:3. Greek and Roman Architecture:
Draw three kinds of Greek columns and write a brief description of each. Indicate which columns the Romans continued to use.
Really good information and illustrations:
Information plus illustrations of tops of columns:4. Constellations: Choose a constellation to transfer onto ½ sheet of black paper: http://www.dibonsmith.com/constel.htm
a. Place constellation over black paper.
b. Use a thumbtack to poke holes where stars are located.
c. Use a silver sharpie to mark where the holes are located.
d. Use silver sharpie and a ruler to connect the dots (as seen in the constellation picture).
e. Use silver glitter to mark the location of the principle stars. f. Write a brief description of the constellation myth.
5. Comparisons: What was the myth that explained how Athens got its name? What was the myth that explained how Rome got its name?
Greece (click to enlarge picture and caption):