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Title: History Alive


1
History Alive
  • Chapter 31
  • The Legacy of Ancient Greece

2
Contributions to LanguageMany English words
have Greek roots. Tell what these roots mean.
  • Far Away
  • Earth
  • Writing
  • Voice
  • Tele
  • Geo
  • Graph
  • phone

3
Contributions to Government
  1. What form of government did the Greeks have?
  2. Name two ideas of democracy that are present on
    our society.
  3. Differences in Greek and current Democracy
  • Democracy
  • 2a. Juries of citizens
  • 2b. Basic principals of democracy
  • 3a. More people can be citizens
  • 3b. We have a representative democracy.

4
Contributions to medicine
  1. Who was the most important person in Greek
    medicine?
  2. What was his main contribution?
  1. Hippocrates
  2. He brought scientific thinking to medicine. For
    example, he used observation to discover medical
    information.

5
Contributions to Mathematics
  1. Who were some of the most important
    mathematicians?
  2. What field of math did they study?
  1. Pythagoras and Euclid
  2. Geometry

6
Astronomy, Geography, Biology
  1. What were the contributions to geography?
  2. What were the contributions to astronomy?
  3. What were the contributions to ideas about plants
    and animals?
  1. Latitude and Longitude
  2. The idea that earth moves around the sun. Also
    how far away the sun and moon are from the earth.
  3. Named parts of plants, classifying of plants and
    animals.

7
Sports and Entertainment
  • What was one influence on theaters?
  • What was the major influence of Greek theater?
  • What was the most important influences in sports?
  1. Modern theaters are constructed in a similar way
    to Greek theaters.
  2. The stories and plays are still performed today.
  3. The Olympics

8
Contributions to Architecture and Philosophy
  1. What type of buildings typically have Greek
    features?
  2. Remember back to chapter 29.7 Socrates, the
    philospher, was always encouraging people to do
    what?
  1. Many public buildings like churches, schools,
    libraries, and museums have Greek features.
  2. To ask a lot of questions.

9
Contributions to science
  • Q What is this guy studying?
  • A Astronomy (hes looking at stars), Geometry
    (hes measuring angles), Geography (the
    information can be used for navigation).

10
Important Information
  • 2nd page
  • You will need to be able to list a contribution
    in each of these areas
  • Language
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Government
  • Astronomy
  • Mathematics
  • 3rd page
  • Draw a simple map of your town (Saratoga).
  • Identify five things that reflect Greek culture.
  • Draw the route to hose things.
  • Explain how they are like their Greek Counter
    part.
  • Some examples
  • McAffee Theatre at SHS
  • Saratoga Elementary has arches
  • The civic center has ideas of democracy
  • The track at Redwood shows love of sports
  • West Valley College shows love of learning
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