Project: Ancient Greece Homework for Year 6 Research the food and drink that was consumed by the Ancient Greeks. Find out what Pythagoras’ theorem is and explain it using diagrams and examples. (Only for very confident mathematicians) Greek pots were used to record scenes from everyday life. Draw your own version of a Greek pot (get the colours right) with a scene from your home. Write an A4 sized information text to explain what the Greeks left as a legacy. Write a short story involving one of the Greek gods. Make a model of a Greek temple with an explanation of its different features. You will need to do some research in order to create an accurate temple. Look at the British Museum website – choose one artefact and make a pencil sketch of it, then explain what it is and what it was used for. Who was Archimedes and what important mathematical discovery did he make? Make a plate of Mousakka – write out the ingredients and take digital photographs of your meal. Write a paragraph explaining whether you think it would be a good meal to eat as part of a healthy balanced diet Look up and write down the temperature in Athens for a week and compare them to the temperature in the UK over the same period. Record the results in a chart and then turn them into a comparative graph. Write an information leaflet for a visitor on a weekend break to Athens. You will need to find out about the main things to go and see as well as good shopping or entertainment areas as well. Make a list of 20 words that we use today that are based on Greek words – along with their meanings. Design and draw a floor plan of a typical Greek family home and explain why you have included each room/ item. Make an abacus and write an explanation of how it works. Write a newspaper article detailing the events surrounding the Trojan horse. Write a Greek mythinclude a hero and a villain Use websites and a programme like Word to produce your own family tree of the Greek gods Make a Greek fresco. Explain what a fresco is and why they were there.