Houghton Mifflin: World History: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter Assessment Technology Activities

Chapter 12: Classical Greece

Creating a Video Script

Use the Internet or the library to research modern buildings that show the influence of Greek architecture. Create a video script for a presentation on the influence of Greek architecture on modern buildings.

Internet Resources

Greek Architecture: Looking Back, Looking Forward
A discussion of Greek architecture, with illustrated examples of the “Classical Orders.” From Emory University's “Greek Civilization” series.
http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/GREECE/Architecture.html
Greek Architecture
University of Colorado site that has dozens of photos showing examples of Greek architectural styles from different periods of ancient Greek history.
http://harpy.uccs.edu/images/greek/html/grkarch.html
Greek Revival
Many examples of the Greek Revival style in public buildings, commercial structures, and homes, on a Boston College Web site.
http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/greekrev.html
Architectural Styles in America: Greek Revival (1800–1850)
Northern Arizona University site that has photos of Greek Revival structures across the United States, including the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court Building.
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~twp/architecture/greek/

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