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Learning About Greece: Activities and Resources

  We spent the last several weeks learning all about Greece. We located Greece on our big world map, colored Greece in our world geography coloring books, took a virtual tour of the Parthenon, made a Greek meal, did a Greek pottery craft, and learned about the Greek constellations. Keep reading for activity ideas and lots of links to resources for studying Greece in your homeschool. Basic Information:  Greece is a country in south eastern Europe. It shares land borders with Albania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey. It's southern region is boarderd by the Aegean, Ionian, Cretan, and Mediterranean Seas. The mainland is mostly mountainous. It is also comprised of several island chains. Greece has hot dry summers and wet winters. Capital- Athens Population- 10,500,000  Size- 50,942 sq miles Currency- Euro Type of Government-  Parliamentary republic National Anthem-  Hymn to Liberty National Animal - Dolphin National Bird - Phoenix  Famous Places and Monuments: The Parthenon- The
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