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Greece is the Word

Target Grade or Age

Grade Level: 3rd

Our talented team of Museum educators are committed to providing an engaging experience that brings SOL-related content to life for your students. We bring passion and energy to each program to ensure the highest level of impact and retention. To learn more about this program, click on one of the format options listed below.

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Duration: 30 minutes

Duration: 30 minutes

Ancient Greece is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. Learn about some of its history and culture that still fascinate us today. In this interactive program, students will examine unique artifacts of vessels from The Mariners’ Collection. Geography and architecture will also be discussed, and students can choose to create a model of the Parthenon or a piece of ancient Greek pottery.

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Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Analyze and interpret Greek art and architecture. 
  • Develop an understanding of why the ancient Greeks relied heavily on the Mediterranean Sea.

History (VDOE 2023):

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Payment can be made before the program, or we can invoice following your program.

  • Programs at the Museum are $4.50 per student.
    All adults accompanying a field trip are free.
  • Programs at your location are $4.50 per student.
  • Virtual education programs are $125 per program.

Reservations are required for all programs and are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs fill quickly in the fall and spring, so make your reservations a minimum of two weeks in advance.

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