Greeks History KS2. Have fun with the Myth Of The Minotaur poem.
An Ancient Greek Family Interactive
Most people lived in villages or in the countryside. Many Greeks were poor and life was hard, because farmland, water and timber for building were scarce. That's why many Greeks sailed off to find new lands to settle.
Ancient Greece For Kids Poem
Here you will find poems about the Greek philosophers, inventors, scientists, and writers, as well as real heroes like Alexander the Great, and mythical ones like Hercules, and the Greek Gods. There are also lots of interesting facts for children.
Ancient Greek Women Video
On the west side of the Parthenon, depictions of Greek battles with the female Amazon tribes of the Euro-Asian Steppes help reveal the roles that women played in Ancient Greek society. Dr. Amanda Foreman discovers how they had lives confined to the home where they served the household.
Myth Of The Minotaur Poem
This fun poem for kids tells the story of the great ancient Greek hero Theseus, and his battle with the monstrous minotaur. The minotaur was a giant with a bull's head, who lived in the labyrinth of Crete.
Spotlight On The Olympics Interactive
The Olympic Games are one of the most celebrated and exciting sporting events in the world. They first began in ancient Greece, and in 2012 they
are being held in London, England!
The History Of The Olympics Poem
Hercules, Zeus, the five rings, and competing in the nude. It's all here! We have fun poems about the ancient Olympics as well as the modern games.
These poems are fun, educational, and free.
The Work Of Archimedes Video
Dick, Dom and Fran Scott from 'Absolute Genius' describe the life and scientific work of Archimedes. This Greek scientist was born in 287BC. He is famous for his important discoveries in maths, physics, and engineering, but he is best known for his work on floating and sinking. Dick and Dom put his design for a heat ray to the test, using it to set fire to a boat.