Greek Myths: Daedalus and Icarus
In this class we will read the myth about Daedalus and Icarus who flew to their freedom on wings made by the master inventor Daedalus. We will learn about the geography of the two Greek islands linked to this story Crete and Ikaria.
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In this class we will read the myth about Daedalus and Icarus who flew to their freedom on wings made by the master inventor Daedalus. Daedalus had been imprisoned by King Minos of Crete after constructing the labyrinth to house the monstrous Minotaur. We will learn about the geography of the Greek island Crete including its location, climate, wildlife, natural and man-made wonders and we will also learn about the island of Ikaria (home to one of the largest populations of centenarians in the...
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
I will share a slideshow presentation on Crete and Ikaria using screen share and a YouTube video via screen share as well: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3s2QPQnuaGk
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My name is Maya and I graduated from the University of Oxford with a geography degree in 2013. Since then I have worked in the humanitarian sector for the British Red Cross and worked as a private tutor around the world. I am grateful that I can...