Teach Through Educational Travel: Greek Columns Part: 2

Download a larger image and share the photo with your class, then try these discussion questions and classroom activities:
  1. There are three types of Greek columns: Doric, Ionic and Corinthian. Which type is this? How is it similar or different from the others? There are many buildings in Washington, D.C. that have columns. What kind is used on each of the following buildings:
    1. White House
    2. Capital Building
    3. Lincoln Memorial
    4. Jefferson Memorial
    5. Supreme Court
    6. Library of Congress
  2. Build your own Greek temple for the Acropolis here.

Article written by Sarah Wyland

Sarah Wyland
Sarah never gets in trouble for being on Facebook and Instagram at work, because its her job. As social media manager, she gets to tell the stories of travelers, teachers, and interesting places. Other titles she enjoys include dog mom to Knox, barre instructor, Crossfit athlete, avid reader, and world traveler.