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PRESENTATIONOF OUR COUNTRY, TOWN     AND SCHOOL «TODAY BLUE PLANET, BUT TOMORROW?»          COMENIUS 2012-14    PANAITOLIO...
Talking About…Our country   Ancient Greece, Acropolis, Olympia/Olympic Games, Science, The   Arts, NatureOur region, Aitol...
Greece is located in southern Europe, on the southern             end of the Balkan Peninsula                             ...
Population:10.815.197                                                  Area: 131.944 square kms                           ...
Vergina                                    Alexander the GreatPericles                                   The              ...
Acropolis                           The Acropolis, located on a                           high rocky                      ...
The Olympic Games                                The ancient Olympic Stadium         began in AncientDiscus Thrower of Myr...
Science                                                                   Philosophy,                                     ...
Ancient drama                                                                Ancient Greek Drama,                         ...
Li                           te                           ra                           tu                           re    ...
Relationship with the seaFrom the ancient years,Greek people were tightlybonded to the sea.The First famous traveler isOdy...
Greece has approximately 3.500islands, countless beacheswhich attract many people fromall over the world providing aregula...
Other                                   beauties        Mount Olympus,home to the 12 Gods of Mythology                    ...
AITOLOAKARNANIA                  The area of                  Aitoloakarnania                  belongs to the region      ...
The bridge of Rio - Antirio                                   (Charilaos Trikoupis)                                   conn...
Acheloosis one of thelongest riversin Greece. It isa waterresource formany citiesand villages                   Our region...
Aitoloakarnania has been   inhabited since the      ancient years.                           Well-organised cities had    ...
Garden dedicated to Greek and foreignfighters against the Ottoman Empire.          Mesologgi            Cities of our area...
Images of our village…   Panaitolio is a semi-rural                         community with 5.000                         i...
Lake Trichonida              20
Lake Trichonida is the biggest lake inGreece and the locals depend on it,both on environmental and economicallevels.Its le...
Cultural club “Christos                                     Kapralos” is the centre where                                 ...
Fishing of atherinaAtherina is a very popular anddelicious fish which lives only inLake Trichonida.                       ...
PANAITOLIO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL                                24
Outdoors…                 School yard… Good Morning…                  25
Indoors…   Classrooms …                           Our computer lab                                Playing board games duri...
School ProjectsWeb communication (Skype)with the author V. MastoriAn innovating project: a studentteam using LEGO material...
A board game with questions of knowledge          created by students              28
Theatrical performances in our school                                                         YoungerStudents             ...
Celebrating “Special” Days                                           Our school Students                                  ...
Visiting the Biological Cleaning                                  Visiting the       Centre of Agrinio                    ...
Snapshots of ourschool life…              32
V        i        s        i        t        i        n        gLake Trichonida                  33
Excursion to Galaxidi (April 2012)                                     34
Created by    the studends  Fotis K., Irene P.,Raphael M., Dimitra X., Agathi H., Chrisa S.,Lamprini Ps., Marina S.,      ...
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"Presentation of our country, town and school" ("Παρουσίαση της χώρας, της πόλης και του σχολείου μας")
Η εργασία παρουσιάστηκε κατά τη συνάντηση των σχολείων στην πόλη Balatonlelle της Ουγγαρίας τον Μάρτιο του 2013.
Comenius 2012-14
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Presentation of our country, town and school

  1. 1. PRESENTATIONOF OUR COUNTRY, TOWN AND SCHOOL «TODAY BLUE PLANET, BUT TOMORROW?» COMENIUS 2012-14 PANAITOLIO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL 1
  2. 2. Talking About…Our country Ancient Greece, Acropolis, Olympia/Olympic Games, Science, The Arts, NatureOur region, Aitoloakarnania - Our village, Panaitolio Environment, Cities, Lake Trichonida, OccupationsPanaitolio Junior High School : People, Infrastructure, Projects, Activities 2
  3. 3. Greece is located in southern Europe, on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula 3
  4. 4. Population:10.815.197 Area: 131.944 square kms Capital:Athens Constitution: Chaired Parliamentary Democracy Religion: Orthodox National Days: “25 MARCH” The revolution against the Ottoman Empire begins in 1821 “28 OCTOBER” Victory over Mussolini fascism during Second World War in 1940National Costume 4
  5. 5. Vergina Alexander the GreatPericles The Cyclades, Crete, Mycenae, Asia Minor, Athens, Sparta and Macedonia were centers of great civilizations in ancient timesMycenae Map of ancient GreeceSpartans Knossos Cycladic statue 5
  6. 6. Acropolis The Acropolis, located on a high rocky outcrop, dominates the city of Athens. There lies the Parthenon, the most famous monument of Ancient Greek civilization. It was constructed in the 5th century BC, “The Golden Age” of Ancient Greece. A temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. In 2009, the newThe New Acropolis Museum Parthenon Museum, one of the biggest cultural projects in Europe, was opened to the public. 6
  7. 7. The Olympic Games The ancient Olympic Stadium began in AncientDiscus Thrower of Myron Olympia in approximately 776 BC. They were held every 4 Spyros Louis years .The Olympic Gold medalist Games and athletes in the 1896 were greatly respected Marathon. by the ancient world. Firing the Olympic flame The Games revived in 1896. They are held in a different country every 4 years. Greece had the honour of organising the Olympic Games in 2004. Nikos Kaklamanakis Pigi Devetzi Pyrros Dimas 7
  8. 8. Science Philosophy, mathematics, medicine, astronomy, Heraclitus and political scienceAristotle Platon Castoriadis “Everything flows” were all developed in Greece. The Greek Alphabet Socrates Hippocrates Many “international” words are Greek: Φιλοσουία-Philosophy Μαθηματικά - Eratosthenes Euclid π ≈ 3,14 Archimedes mathematics Γεωμετρία- Geometry Οικομομία -Economy Δημοκρατία - Democracy Πολιτική -Politics etc. Karatheodory 8 Pythagoras
  9. 9. Ancient drama Ancient Greek Drama, which was in fact poetry intended for theatrical performances, wasAeschylus Sophocles Euripides Aristophanes created in Athens in the The three great tragic poets Comic poet 6th century BC. Its aim was to educate the audience. As Athens was a democracy at the time, it was decided that all Athenians should see the performances so that they would become better citizens. Epidaurus theatre Scenes from Ancient Greek Drama 9
  10. 10. Li te ra tu re Giorgos Seferis and Odysseas Elytis were awarded with theHomer was the greatest Nobel Prize for literature.ancient Greek epic poet. The works of the poet Konstantinos Kavafis and the author Nikos Kazantzakis have been translated into many languages. Maria Callas was one of the most renowned opera singers of the 20th century. Mikis Theodorakis and Manos Hatzidakis are very important greek composers M u s i c 10
  11. 11. Relationship with the seaFrom the ancient years,Greek people were tightlybonded to the sea.The First famous traveler isOdysseus .Involved in shipping, trade andfisheries, Greece is one of thestrongest and most importantmaritime nations of the world.For years, the Greek-ownedfleet occupies a leadingposition worldwide. 11
  12. 12. Greece has approximately 3.500islands, countless beacheswhich attract many people fromall over the world providing aregular income to traders ofour country. 12
  13. 13. Other beauties Mount Olympus,home to the 12 Gods of Mythology of Greek nature 13
  14. 14. AITOLOAKARNANIA The area of Aitoloakarnania belongs to the region of Western Greece Its capital is Mesolongi 14
  15. 15. The bridge of Rio - Antirio (Charilaos Trikoupis) connects Aitoloakarnania with Peloponese. It was built in 2004 and has a length of 2400m. Moreover, it is the biggest cabled bridge in the world. It is a technological achievement.The communication of remoteareas with urban centres hasbecome easier, faster and safer. 15
  16. 16. Acheloosis one of thelongest riversin Greece. It isa waterresource formany citiesand villages Our region is known for its wonderful coastline (south and west). It’ s also known for the river Acheloos, five natural lakes, and three artificial ones. 16
  17. 17. Aitoloakarnania has been inhabited since the ancient years. Well-organised cities had been built next to the sea, the rivers and the lakes. Temples, theatres, aqueducts and ancient parliaments were escavated.... 17
  18. 18. Garden dedicated to Greek and foreignfighters against the Ottoman Empire. Mesologgi Cities of our area Naypaktos Fountain Square of Agrinio Agrinio, the largest city of our region 18
  19. 19. Images of our village… Panaitolio is a semi-rural community with 5.000 inhabitants. It has two primary schools, one junior high school and one high school, some cultural and sports clubs and one environmental Center. 19
  20. 20. Lake Trichonida 20
  21. 21. Lake Trichonida is the biggest lake inGreece and the locals depend on it,both on environmental and economicallevels.Its length is 97 km2 and its depth is58m.The lake is supplied with water fromunderground sources and 15 torrents,which come from the mountains around,Panaitoliko and Arakinthos.Many species of fish live in it. 350tons are fished each year. 21
  22. 22. Cultural club “Christos Kapralos” is the centre where artistic, theatrical, environme ntal and recreational activities are held.Theatrical performance«The Germans come back»Folk dances from our cultural club ’’Christos Kapralos’’ Bazaar 22
  23. 23. Fishing of atherinaAtherina is a very popular anddelicious fish which lives only inLake Trichonida. 23
  24. 24. PANAITOLIO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL 24
  25. 25. Outdoors… School yard… Good Morning… 25
  26. 26. Indoors… Classrooms … Our computer lab Playing board games during breaksWorking in groups… 26 and rainy days
  27. 27. School ProjectsWeb communication (Skype)with the author V. MastoriAn innovating project: a studentteam using LEGO material tocreate robots 27
  28. 28. A board game with questions of knowledge created by students 28
  29. 29. Theatrical performances in our school YoungerStudents students beeingbeeing taught taught ancientAncient Greek literature,Tragedy (Helen Homer’sof Euripides). Odyssey. 29
  30. 30. Celebrating “Special” Days Our school Students organises manyparticipate events in order to actively celebrate special days. 30
  31. 31. Visiting the Biological Cleaning Visiting the Centre of Agrinio Archeological site of Thermo Educational visits Visiting the Lake Research Center in Messologhi Visiting an Oil Press 31
  32. 32. Snapshots of ourschool life… 32
  33. 33. V i s i t i n gLake Trichonida 33
  34. 34. Excursion to Galaxidi (April 2012) 34
  35. 35. Created by the studends Fotis K., Irene P.,Raphael M., Dimitra X., Agathi H., Chrisa S.,Lamprini Ps., Marina S., Maria A. And their teachers Mary Lanopoulou Vasiliki Kondili March 2013 35
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