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The Gods of Olympus

 

Introduction:  
  The Greek gods and goddesses were a way for the ancient Greeks to explain the natural world around them. The gods and goddesses had colorful personalities and complicated relationships with each other and with mortals.
Task:  
  Choose a god or goddess from the following Olympian Gods:
Aprhodite - goddess of love
Apollo - lord of the sun
Ares - god of war
Artemis - goddess of the moon
Athena - goddess of wisdom
Demeter - goddess of seasons
Dionysus - god of wine
Hades - god of the underworld
Hephaestus - god of the forge
Hera - queen of the gods
Hermes - god of travelers
Hestia - goddess of the home
Poseidon - god of the sea
Zeus - king of the gods

No more than three students per god/goddess.

Using the questionnaire given, research that god or goddess to make a poster about him or her.
Process:  
  Web resources will be provided for this assignment. Use the information here to learn about your god or goddess, using the research questions to guide you.
Resources:  
  www.greek-gods.info
www.mythweb.com/gods/index.html
http://www.desy.de/gna/interpedia/greek_myth/olympian.html
http://historylink102.com/greece2/index.htm
Evaluation:  
  God or goddess poster, showing a picture of the chosen deity, and a summary of the research on him or her.
Conclusion:  
  We will come back together as a class at the end of the project to discuss each of the gods and goddesses.

This Web Quest is available at www.teach-nology.com