Take a unique approach when teaching about ancient Greece with this virtual field trip and map activity. This product includes 4 different activities: 2 virtual field trips, webquest, and a vacation map project. Everything is available in digital and print ready format. Absolutely NO PREP!
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS ANCIENT GREECE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP:
4 different activities:
google earth™ virtual field trip on Acropilis with response questions
google earth™ virtual field trip historical sites around Athens with response questions
map of 8 historical places around Greece with graphic organizer: Epidaurus, Vergina, Olympia, Knossos, Acropolis in Athens, Corinth, Mycenae, Delphi
vacation project- students pin 5 landmarks of their choosing from the map on ancient Greece and create a detailed 4-day trip itinerary with hotels, sightseeing locations, restaurants, etc. The map provides scale, time, and distance between locations.
– 3 options available for project: using static (pdf) map, digital map on google slides™ or utilizing google my maps™
detailed teacher and student guides
differentiated lesson ideas provided
project itinerary on ancient Greece and planning templates (digital and print ready)
youtube video on how to use google my maps™
digital teacher and student copy on google slides™
rubric for project
WHEN TO USE THIS ANCIENT GREECE MAP ACTIVITY
Activities are very versatile and can be used together as a mini unit or incorporated into different times
Use the interactive map activity when teaching about various accomplishments of different city-states
Use when teaching about ancient Greece
Best used with Middle and High School students
Stop using boring static map worksheets and start using interactive and dynamic maps that are right in your google™ account such as google my maps™!
WHY USE GOOGLE MY MAPS™ or INTERACTIVE MAPS:
→great integrational tool
→help with data visualization
→enhances the connection between geography and history
→provides in-depth learning experience
→promotes curiosity, critical thinking, and exploration
→More interactive than google maps™ because you can attach more information and customize your maps.
→Part of google maps™ with more education friendly tools that allow you to create custom maps, share with others, and add informational text or videos to each location
→The maps are saved into your google drive™ and can be re-used for another assignment.
→makes using maps more fun!
Your students will love the enhancement of real world thru the virtual trips. By using google my maps™ they will be provided with more context and relevance to your lesson on ancient Greece . Since these activities are student-based, they provide differentiation, individual student pace, and opportunity to learn on their own.
Each activity in this ancient Greece virtual field trip builds on the previous one where the content is structured/scaffolded and the activities become more challenging. Differentiation lesson ideas are provided in teacher guide. As there are various activity levels available for students, this product is perfect to use with students in Middle and/or High school.
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