Traveling Classroom Foundation
Tuesday May 23rd 2017

Geography

1. Geography

(materials: map of Europe, map of Greece)

a. Pinpoint location of Greece on European map.

b. Use map or atlas to label bodies of water: Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, Sea of Crete

c. Label Persian Empire, Macedonia, Thessaly, Attica, Pelopennesus, Thrace

d. Locate Crete and Delos

e. Find the city states of Mycenae and Troy

f. Locate Mount Olympus

g. Label Athens, Sparta, Delphi, Argus, Knossos

h. Compare the territory of Ancient Greece to that of Modern Greece.

i. Look up statistics on climate, rainfall and temperatures in the mountains versus the plains of Greece.

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