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Classical Kids

An Activity Guide to Life in Ancient Greece and Rome
Carlson, Laurie M. (Book - 1998 )
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Demonstrates life in ancient Greece and Rome, and the contributions of those cultures to modern civilization, through hands-on activities such as making a star gazer, chiseling a clay tablet, and weaving Roman sandals.
Authors: Carlson, Laurie M., 1952-
Title: Classical kids
an activity guide to life in Ancient Greece and Rome
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c1998
Characteristics: 186 p. :,ill. ;,22 x 28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Laurie Carlson
Contents: Time Line
The Age of Greece: Map of Ancient Greece
Sparta
Athens
Epic poetry
Dress Up Greek: Chiton
Peplos
Himation
Shoes
Hair
Hats
Greek beauty
Birthstones
Stone pendant
Eating Greek: Asparagus
Spinach triangles
Mini pizzas
Baked fish in grape leaves
Roasted chicken
Sesame circles
Greek slaves
The Arts: Greek theater
Aesop's fables
The Dog and the meat
The Boy who cried wolf
Make a mask
Pandora's box
Sculpt a statue
What a relief!
Paper mosaic
Seed and bean mosaic coaster
Pottery
Learning: Reading and writing
Clay tablet
Numbers are everything!
Triangular numbers
Sieve of Eratosthenes
Magic square
Platonic bodies
Magic pentacle
Make a globe
Night and day
Make a constellarium
Planetary model
Solar system mobile
The Secret of the moving coin
Specific gravity
Spinning and Weaving: Spin some cotton
Make and use a drop spindle
Weave a round mat
String art
String an angle
String a circle
Seven wonders of the world
Simple pulley
Olympiad
The Beginning of the end
The Age of Rome: Map of Ancient Rome
Dress Up Roman: Toga
Stola
Palla
Makeup
Make sandals
Beaded bracelet
Earrings
Disappearing eggshell
Bath time!
Bath oil
Dinner Roman Style: Artichokes
Bean salad
Crustulum
Olive rolls
Cinnamon raisin rolls
Bread in a bag
Roman Army: Make a standard
Papier-mache Roman army helmet
Make a catapult
Slingshot
Papier-mache elephant
Keep a secret: Ciphers
Slaves
Counting and Measuring: Coins
Make coins
Coin rubbings
Roman calendar
Roman numberals
Abacus
How far was that? Make a hodometer
How do you measure up?
Home Sweet Home: It's all downhill - Build an aqueduct
Roman merchant ship model
Weave a mini basket
Weave a maximus basket
Wreaths or crowns?
Wax tablets
Crayon engraving
Games
Micatio
Odd or even
Jacks
Dice
Trigon
Making Latin small talk
Give a reading
Volcano alert!
Build a volcano
Summary: Demonstrates life in ancient Greece and Rome, and the contributions of those cultures to modern civilization, through hands-on activities such as making a star gazer, chiseling a clay tablet, and weaving Roman sandals.
ISBN: 1556522908
Branch Call Number: j 938 C284cL 1998
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-184) and index
Subject Headings: Rome Civilization Juvenile literature Greece Civilization To 146 B.C. Juvenile literature Rome Social life and customs Juvenile literature Greece Social life and customs Juvenile literature Handicraft Juvenile literature Creative activities and seat work Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Authors, American
Handicraft
Creative activities and seat work
LCCN: 97052676
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