Greek Science And Technology

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Greek Science And Technology

Read the selection about Greek science and technology starting on page 31 in the book Life During the Great Civilizations: Ancient Greece by Don Nardo. Take the Challenge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Ancient Greeks knew a lot about math and science. What is the area of expertise of each of the following scientists? Aristarchus of Samos?
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

    • E. 

      Math

  • 2. 
    Democritus? 
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

    • E. 

      Math

  • 3. 
    Empedocles? 
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

    • E. 

      Math

  • 4. 
    Thales? 
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

    • E. 

      Math

  • 5. 
    Anaximander?
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

    • E. 

      Math

  • 6. 
    Leucippus? 
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

    • E. 

      Math

  • 7. 
    Archimedes? 
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

    • E. 

      Math

  • 8. 
    Philotus? 
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

    • E. 

      Math

  • 9. 
    Aristotle?
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Physics

    • E. 

      Math

  • 10. 
    The Greeks had many technological advances. Look at the list. Which three things did they NOT have?Cisterns, toilets, sewers, levers, electricity, showers, pipes, charcoal, oil lamps, hearths, braziers, bathtubs, pulleys, wagons, ships, submarines, torches, aqueducts, good roads, candles
    • A. 

      Oil lamps, sewers, ships

    • B. 

      Levers, good roads, candles

    • C. 

      Electricity, good roads, submarines

    • D. 

      Electricity, bathtubs, wagons

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