Greece is the Word

by  The Mariners' Museum

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Ancient Greece is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Learn the history and culture that still attracts visitors today. In this interactive program, students will examine unique artifacts of vessels from The Mariners’ Museum and Park Collection. Students will also learn how to create a model Parthenon or ancient Greek pottery

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Point to Point: $125.00
By Request: $125.00


30 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3

Minimum participants:

no minimum

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Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

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The Mariners' Museum

Newport News, VA
United States

The Mariners’ Museum is located in Newport News, Virginia, but our educational reach extends far beyond our physical doors. Just as Man has used the sea to journey around the world for thousands of years, The Mariners’ now uses Interactive Videoconferencing to offer programming to schools across the country and around the globe.
The Mariners' Museum, one of the largest and most comprehensive maritime history museums in the world, houses a treasure trove of more than 35,000 items inspired by human experiences with the sea.

Harriet Smith

Program Details


1. Students identify Greece on a world map and different geographical features.
2. Students learn about ancient Greek vessels.
3. Students are challenged to build their own model of the parthenon. The Museum educator will show students an example model and give them directions on how to build their own at home or in the classroom.


1. Students will learn about the history and culture of ancient Greece.
2. Students will learn about ancient Greek sailing vessels.
3. Students will explore the importance of water to ancient civilizations.

Standards Alignment

State Standards

Virginia History ( 2015):
3.3, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7