Which ancient civilization is credited with the development of direct democracy, where citizens participated in government decisions by voting?

A) Rome

B) Egypt

C) Athens

D) Babylon

Greeks were the first to develop _______________________ and __________________

Ancient Greek mathematicians developed many important concepts that are still used today. Scientists used pi to find circumference of circles.

__Euclid__developed proofs that became the basis for modern geometry__Pythagoras__tried to explain everything in mathematical terms. He created a theorem about relationships of sides of right triangle that is used all over the world called the__Pythagorean Theorem__

Philosophy means “love of wisdom”

__Socrates__taught students to challenged accepted values in Greece. He thought people must think for themselves to understand truth

__Aristotle__ created the basis for the scientific method (every truths is followed by other logical truths)

Greek concluded that the sun was larger than earth

While they debated if the sun or the earth was the center of the universe, the astronomer

__Ptolemy__thought that the earth was the center and this would be believed for 14 centuries.The Greeks were able to determined earth’s true size.

Which contribution of the Greeks to astronomy and geography do you think is the MOST important?

The Greek scientist Archimedes used engineering to design levers to lift heavy objects as well as a large screw that pumped water from the ground.

Archimedes also invented war machines with reflective metals that used the sun’s heat to burn ships and catapults that threw stones and arrows.

The Greeks began carving life-size statues very early on. Greek sculpture was innovative by showing realism & human movement

Greek artists tried to show “ideal human beauty” which often was represented by nude sculptures