Greek Mythology WebQuest

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Greek Mythology WebQuest

Created by The Wellsboro High School Library Media Center Staff

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Welcome to the Greek Mythology Scavenger Hunt. On this scavenger hunt, you will search for the answers to the questions below. Record your answers on the answer sheet that was provided or click HERE to print your own.


 As you are searching, sometimes you will run across the Roman Name for the Greek Gods.  Use the chart below to help as needed during your quest.

 

The Greek and Roman Name Chart

Greek Name

Roman Name

Known as the:

Zeus

Jupiter

King of gods/Lord of Sky

Poseidon

Neptune

God of the sea

Hades

Pluto

God of the underworld

Ares

Mars

God of war

Hephaestus

Vulcan

Blacksmith

Apollo

Apollo

Sun god

Hermes

Mercury

Messenger of the gods

Dionysus

Bacchus

God of wine

Hera

Juno

Queen of the gods

Demeter

Ceres

Goddess of the harvest

Hestia

Vesta

Goddess of the hearth

Athena

Minerva

Goddess of wisdom

Aphrodite

Venus

Goddess of love

Artemis

Diana

Goddess of hunting

 

Part 1:  The Twelve Olympians

 

  • Go to this site about the Twelve Olympians and read the short paragraphs about each god. 
  • Now on to the next site about the Twelve Olympians to get some more knowledge under your belt!  Read carefully…..a test is coming up. 
  • Here it is…..I hope you know your Greek Gods…Take this QUIZ on the Twelve Olympians.   When you are finished write your score on the answer sheet.  Be honest...the actual score does not affect your grade on this worksheet.

 

Part 2:  Greek Monsters, Creatures & Dragons 
 
creature 1          creature 2            creature 3
 

  • There is so much more to Greek Mythology besides Gods & Goddesses.  Click on the Bestiary Link and answer the following questions:
    • (#2)  What is the name of the creatures who have the head and torso of a man and the body of a horse?
    • (#3)  Which one of the above creatures was the half-brother of Zeus?
    • (#4)  Which creature had a leg of Bronze?
    • (#5)  Which dragon had a hundred heads?
    • (#6)  Which creature could walk on water?
    • (#7)  What creature is part eagle and part lion?
    • (#8)  Which creature’s roar can split apart the ground?
    • (#9)  Which sea monster was killed by Heracules?

 

Part 3:  Greek Mythology Heroes

  • Some of the Greek Gods were considered heroes.  Go to the MythWeb Hero site and answer the following questions:
    • (#10)  What secret weapon did Bellerophon use to defeat the Chimaera?
    • (#11, #12, #13)  What gear [3 things] did Perseus take on his journey to get Medusa’s head?
    • (#14)  What is the definition of a hero?
    • (#15)  What is the definition of a Greek hero?

 

Congratulations!!!  You made it through the Webquest and hopefully learned something new today.  Please hand in your answer sheet to your teacher.
                                                
                                                       
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