Tools of the Ancient Greeks
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Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid’s Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece

Illustrated by Shawn Braley

Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas Read More

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Includes: Table of Contents | Maps | Glossary | Resources | Index
Specs: 8x10 size | black and white interior | 128 pages
Subject: Social Studies
Content Focus: Ancient Civilizations

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Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas created more than two thousand years ago. Through biographical sidebars, interesting facts, fascinating anecdotes, and fifteen hands-on activities, readers will learn how Greek innovations and ideas have shaped world history and our own world view.

In Tools of the Ancient Greeks, kids will meet the philosophers who helped shape our world, learn interesting facts and trivia about ancient Greece and build fifteen hands-on projects that help show kids how these people still influence us today.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

Chapter 1
Ancient Greece and the Beginnings of Democracy

Chapter 2
Farming, Trade, and the Greek Way of Life

Chapter 3
The Arts of the Ancient Greeks

Chapter 4
Greek Gods

Chapter 5
Sports and the Olympics

Chapter 6
Philosophy

Chapter 7
Architecture

Chapter 8
Science, Math, and Medicine

Chapter 9
Mapping the World and the Stars

Chapter 10
Warfare