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The final page, Media and Other Links, is a place to explore and have fun! I have added some language apps for you to brush up on your Spanish AND even learn some Urdu on Babbel. There are some videos about music from Ancient Greece and a cooking video from Pakistan. You can also find an app to play games, Titans VS Olympians and catch up on some Greek Mythology trivia. Find out how Greek mythology is still relevant in today’s society, watch and listen to Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech and a moving video about Cesar Chavez. Even through games, videos, language and culture there are still common links between the past and the present. Hopefully you have learned and grown your knowledge base of mythology and heroes by using this website.


Ancient Greek Music - The Lyre of Classical Antiquity

Relax to the stylings of the ancient lyre, no auto-tuning going on here my friends! You can enjoy watching a video that shows art, Ancient Greek ruins and stunning photographs that coincide with mythology. The simplicity and beauty of this instrument makes me wonder what it must have been like to live during the time when the lyre was the instrument of choice.

Michael Levy., Published on October 5, 2010

This game site has it all quizzes, puzzles, crosswords, hangman and memory all with different levels. Increase your Greek Mythology knowledge by going deeper into the world’s of Aphrodite, Apollo and Heracles. You will surely get your competitive spirit revved up when you play these games in class with friends or at home with family members. I think that these games will help you love mythology even more and find new ways to use and expand your understanding of the often confusing and intricate world of mythology.

The Greek Gods

Unlike mortals, Greek gods were immortal and had many more powers. You can learn all about the ancient Greeks and their gods and heroes in this collection of facts, images, and activities. You will find an overview of Greek gods on the opening page that allows you to open new sections on Zeus and his family, Greek temples, Greek heroes, and the afterlife according to ancient Greeks. A collection of photographs, fun facts, and a quiz are just some of the fun things available for you to explore.

The Greek Gods. Accessed 2018.

Mythology Image Collection

For thousands of years people have associated objects in the sky, the Earth, and aspects of their physical world with the gods and goddesses of their cultures. Through these pages, find out about the gods and goddesses of different cultures around the world, and the works of art people have created to give them expression

Mythology. Accessed 2018.

Gods and Goddesses - Image Collection & Interactive

Historians and archaeologists have learned a lot about ancient Greek mythological stories from the artwork found on vases, reliefs, coins, statues, friezes, and more. On this interactive site, learn about a story painted on a platter about a festival and sacrifice to the goddess Athena. Learn about some of the gods and goddesses depicted in works of art, tools, weapons, jewelry, pottery, and more at The British Museum. These include Zeus, Hera, Athena, Apollo, Demeter, Poseidon, Aphrodite, Hermes, Artemis, Ares, Hephaistos, and Dionysos. In the Challenge, see if you can recognize the symbols found on Greek pottery and identify the deity.

Gods and Goddesses. Accessed 2018.

Call Of The Sea - A Greek Mythology Fantasy Music Video

A hauntingly beautiful piece that features the sound of waves alongside the music. A mysterious set of eyes glimmer at you looking deep inside of you as if you are peering at her in her underwater world. A musical piece that will just relax you and put your mind into the fantasy realm of Greek mythology.

Call Of The Sea by Ekaterina. Published on May 5, 2013

Video: Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace Prize Speech 2014

Malala addresses the United Nations Speech Assembly just nine months after the Taliban shot her. The video is very powerful and shows you how strong, loving and compassionate she is when this video was shot, when she was just sixteen years old. Her speech covers such topics non-violence, forgiveness, and the importance of access to education for all. This video will touch your heart; it is very humbling and made me shed a few tears. I hope it will inspire you to greatness now and in the future.

Cesar Chavez on

This website depicts the life of Cesar Chavez’s struggles from migrant worker to human right’s champion. It contains real photographs in a four minute video. Real artifacts and speakers will help you connect and emphasize with the sacrifices that Chavez made. I highly recommend this video because I think it will help you make stronger connections to Chavez’s fight for freedom. There is a ten second ad before the video but please be PATIENT and wait for the video.

Pakistani Cooking Shows on Hamariweb

Take a look at this website and learn all about how to cook your favorite or in the future favorite Pakistani dishes. Recommended by a mom from Ross, you will love the range of shows that teach you cooking Pakistani style. Learn about all the special spices and even CHOCOLATE!!! Perhaps you will look for Malala’s favorite, chicken curry or research a food you’ve had at a friend’s home or at a restaurant.

Urdu Kids

Learn the alphabet and simple words with this video. I know it looks like it is for little kids, but come on; we are little kids when it comes to learning Urdu. This colorful video is set to a familiar song; at least I hope you’ll still think it is familiar!

Seeing the beauty of the symbols and how to read and write them puts how hard learning a new language is in perspective. Give it a try, maybe you can write me a note in Urdu, but you will have to read it to me.

Published 28 October 2016


Olympians VS Titans (FREE)

It is based on ancient mythologies with gods and monsters coming from all over the world to do battle. The artwork is stunning and there is still a rich story line embedded in the games. This is purely an entertainment app that also teaches you about mythology.

Suited for ages 9 and up, this is a 3D touch screen action game for mobile devices.

Learn Mythology Basics (FREE)

This app makes learning mythology facts fun! It uses a flashcard format to learn the basics about ancient mythology. The app helps to make sense of the complex relationships in ancient civilizations.

Greek Mythology - Gods and Myths (FREE)

The Greek Mythology app is a basic list of Greek Gods. Once you touch a name, a picture appears and gives you a description of the god. Also included are other names and who the god also has ties to. This would be fun to see what an artist thinks a god would look like and is an easy way to click on a name and have a fast description of who they are. It could be fun to use with friends as a trivia game.

Babbel (FREE)

You have Spanish class in school but now you can go even further if you try out this app. It has helped millions learn to speak conversational Spanish about transportation, shopping, directions and making friends. Lessons are 10-15 minutes long so they can fit into your busy schedule. I included this as a supplement to your studies of Cesar Chavez.

Greek Mythology & Modern Day Heroes - An Electronic Pathfinder
By Lisa Juriga, Ross ES Librarian