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					                                                                                     In 776 B.C.E. the
My Roman name
 is Jupiter and I                                                                    first ___________
                            Topic/Civilization: Ancient Greece
am the supreme              Region: Peninsula in southern Europe bordering the       took place in the
    god of the                                                                       Greek city state of
                            Mediterranean Sea
Olympians. Who                                                                       _____________.
      am I?                 Source of Life: Greece was primarily a trading empire
______________              in Ancient times
                            Legacies/Achievements: Democracy, architecture,
                            mythology, medicine, philosophy, mathematics,
                            theatre, epic literature, history, and much much more.


                                                          Core # _________

             Directions: Follow the steps below to complete your Webquest on Ancient Greece. Use the web
             addresses included as your research source for each of the questions on this worksheet.
                                 START HERE                     awaits! Use
             1. First, let’s study the “ruler of the gods”.                                                 this URL
                                                                                                           (address) to
             Access this site and answer the 12 questions below. (Hint: Gods)                              get started.
                      a. Zeus was the __________ god of the Olympians. He was the father of
                           the Greek heroes _____________ and _____________. After Zeus
                           vanquished Cronus, he and his brothers divided up creation. Zeus took power
                           of the sky and Hades got the _________________.
  You know                                                                                                   Be looking for
me…I am the
                    b. Poseidon was the god of what 3 things?                                                  comments,
son of Zeus. I                    i. _____________________________                                          suggestions, and
    am an                                                                                                       tips for a
                                 ii. _____________________________                                             successful
marksman with                   iii. _____________________________                                           webquest from
  a bow and                                                                                                  Mr. Whitman
   arrow, a         c. Aphrodite was the goddess of _________, __________ and                                    on your
wrestler, and I        fertility. She was also a protectress of ____________.                                   computer
   possess                                                                                                   screen. If you
 superhuman                                                                                                   are asked to
                    d. Apollo was the god of: (circle the correct answer)                                       vote on a
  Who am I?              a. War, suffering, and armor                                                       question, please
_________                b. Justice, peace, and goodwill                                                      submit your
                                                                                                            vote right away.
                         c. Music, prophesy, and healing
                    e. Read the information about Hermes. Write two facts that you learned about
                       Hermes on the lines below.
                                   i. __________________________
                                  ii. __________________________

                    f. Artemis was the virgin goddess of the hunt. She helped women in childbirth
                       but also brought sudden death with her arrows. Explain how Artemis is
                       usually depicted (that means shown).

                                                                 The Goddess of Love and Beauty
  Do your best!
    Don’t mess       g. Ares was the god of war, or more precisely of warlike frenzy. In appearance,
around in the lab.                                                                                              I am the
  Do read about
                        Ares was handsome and cruel. He is often depicted carrying a                              great
 current events.        ______________ __________. His throne on Mount Olympus was said to be                    stallion
Do read all parts       covered in ___________ ___________. Yuck huh!                                              from
of this worksheet!                                                                                                Greek
  Don’t forget to    h. Athena was the goddess of crafts and the domestic arts and also those of war.           What is
leave your work-        She was the patron goddess of what city? _______________________                       my name?
 station neat and
orderly when we      i. Hephaestus was the lame god of fire and crafts or the two together, hence of           _________
       leave.           __________________. Who did Hephaestus design armor for during the Trojan
                        War? _________________________________________________________
                     j. Summarize the story of Demeter’s daughter and her relationship with Hades
                     below. (Two sentences minimum)

                     k. Who was Hera and what is she known for?

                     l. Last but not least…what was Dionysus the Greek god of? _______________
                     Your next webquest site!
              2. What Greek God or Goddess Are You Most Like? Let’s find out!
              Access this site and take the quiz to find out which Greek God or Goddess you are most
              like. When you finish, click “show my results” and copy the #1 God/Goddess below.
              Note: Mr. Whitman was: (100%) 1: Apollo---God of music. The god of healing. The
              god of light and truth. Cannot lie.
                      a. And your results were:
              3. The Olympics, Alexander the Great, Aesop’s Fables, Sparta, and much more. Click on
              the link above and explore all of the wonderful sites on Ancient Greece. On the lines
              below, write down your favorite sites/activities that you discovered on this portion of
              your webquest.
                      a. My favorite was: _________________________________________________
                      b. Some others that I like were: ________________________________________
              4. For the last few minutes you may play any online games about Ancient Greece found on
              this site. Tell Mr. Whitman if you found any favorite games so he can use them again next
              year with future students!
                                                                                                           Do you know
                                                                                                           this Greek
                                                                                                           Myth? Hint:
                                                                                                           The Soldier is
                                                                                                           a son of Zeus.

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