Storytelling Through Objects in Ancient Greece

Recommended Grade Levels: 4th-5th grade
Supplies Needed: 1 3D printer, 1 spool of PLA plastic filament
Preparation time: 4 hours
Lesson duration: 1 hour

Description: Ancient Greeks not only made sure that their tools were not only practical, but also culturally significant and visually pleasing. Learn more about what legends the Greeks chose to remember in everyday life by painting them on their pots.

Objectives: Students should be able to recognize Greek legends on Greek artwork and infer why Greeks would choose to remember those particular stories on a daily basis.

Models include:

Terracotta Neck-Amphora Storage Jar

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