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 Class 4 Links
 

Session 1 – 1a

http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/GREATLAS.HTM

Click this link for maps showing the major regions and city states of Ancient Greece

 

http://greece.mrdonn.org/city-states.html

Take a look at some of the largest City States on this link

 

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/government/corinth.htm

http://www.abrock.com/Greece-Turkey/corinth.html

Take a closer look at the city state ofCorinth

 

Session 2 – 2a

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/athens/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/sparta/

Two quizzes to test your knowledge ofAthensandSparta

 

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/greece/athens.htm

An easy to read comparision of Ancient Greeces most powerful city states

 

http://www.mystery-productions.com/hyper/Hypermedia_2003/Miller/AM_hypermedia/Artifact/#

TheSpartaandAthenssections of this interactive site are fun and well worth a look

 

http://www.innovationslearning.co.uk/subjects/history/activities/athens_sparta/home.asp

Quiz testing understanding of issues surrounding the lives of Spartans and Athenians

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/findout.shtml

A useful page of links to find out more about daily life in Ancient Greece

 

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/

More links to find out more…

 

http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0210200/ancient_greece/daily_life.htm

This site is easy to read and features some useful images to support less able readers

 

http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/gcontent.htm

Have fun on this site!

 

 

Session 3 – 3a

 

http://www.abc.net.au/arts/wingedsandals/sandals_fixed.html

Lots of information about Ancient Greece including Story time myths

 

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/greece/gods.htm

Simple descriptions of the main Greek gods

 

 

Session 4

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/findout.shtml

An interactive link from this trusted source

 

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/site_1q.html

Take the virtual tour ofOlympia

 

http://www.greeka.com/peloponnese/olympia/olympia-pictures.htm

Colour images of the site atOlympiaas it appears today

 

http://www.olympia-greece.org/site.html

Take a look at this site for a model of the site and a description of the function for each building.

Session 6

 

http://www.olympia-greece.org/video.html

Watch the birth of the Olympics video.

 

 

Session 10

 

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/theag.html

The story of Theagenes of Thasos

 

http://www.sikyon.com/olympia/athletestories_eg.html

Stories surrounding the heroes of the Ancient Olympics

     

 Journey of the Olympic Torch

 
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games will be held in London, United Kingdom.
 
The Summer Games have been held in the following Cities:
Athens 1896 Paris 1900 St. Louis 1904 London 1908 Stockholm 1912 Antwerp 1920 Paris 1924 Amsterdam 1928 Los Angeles 1932 Berlin 1936 London 1948 Helsinki 1952 Melbourne 1956 Rome 1960 Tokyo 1964 Mexico City 1968 Munich 1972 Montreal 1976 Moscow 1980 Los Angeles 1984 Seoul 1988 Barcelona 1992 Atlanta 1996 Sydney 2000 Athens 2004 Beijing 2008
 
The next Summer Olympics will be in 2016. The games will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 
Summer Sports:
Archery Athletics Badminton Baseball Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe / Kayak Cycling Diving Equestrian Fencing Football Gymnastics Trampoline Handball Hockey Judo Modern Pentathlon Rowing Sailing Shooting Softball Swimming Synchronized Swimming Table Tennis Taekwondo Tennis Triathlon Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting Wrestling
 
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