"Interesting text and activities.”
Detailed Book Description
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
Ancient Greece and the Beginnings of Democracy
Farming, Trade, and the Greek Way of Life
The Arts of the Ancient Greeks
Sports and the Olympics
Science, Math, and Medicine
Mapping the World and the Stars