AH2 Ancient Olympic Games in ancient Greece07 déc. 2016
During 2 hours, pupils have discovered the ancient olympic games spirit and practices.
Students become familiar with the main ancient Greek perspective on exercising body through sports and cultivating soul through music. This way ancient Greeks harmonize their body and their soul in order to become perfect citizens.
Every citizen had to exercise the body in order to be the perfect place for the soul.
Students discussed the ancient Greek philosophy about sports: "Do you agree or disagree with the idea that you have to exercise your body through sports and cultivate your soul through music in order to become the perfect citizen”
- Students collect photographs of statues or paintings from ancient Greek pottery presenting athletes, in order to make their own digital exhibition, their own museum.
- Debate: "Do you agree or disagree with the idea that taking care of your body makes you a better citizen. Students research for arguments for or against this opinion. They look for the data concerning civilization diseases, necessity to vaccinate children)."
Students understand that since the ancient times sport has been an important part sport as physical training both of the body and of the mind