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Crash Course World Mythology

Welcome to World Mythology, where we are going to be learning more about the myths and legends that ancient peoples told all over the world. In some ways, many of these stories are the same. In others, they are very different.

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Day 1

1. Today watch the Crash Course World Mythology preview.

Day 2

1. Watch the video “What is a Myth?”
2. Take the quiz.

Day 3

1. Watch the video about creation from the void.
2. Take the quiz.

Day 4

1. Watch the creation story of the Maya.
2. Watch the video about one version of the Egyptian creation myth. (The link should start you partway through the video to avoid the in-video ad.)
3. Watch the video about the Greek/Roman creation myth.

Day 5

1. Today watch about more creation mythology.
2. Take the quiz.

Day 6

1. Watch the video about earth mothers and rebellious sons.
2. Complete the quiz.

Day 7

1. Watch the video about the birth of the Olympian gods.
2. Watch the video about the origin of the Norse world.
3. Watch the video about the Enuma Elish. (Stop the video when they get to the sponsored ad section at the end.)

Day 8

1. Today watch the video about creation stories about people.
2. Take the quiz.

Day 9

1. Watch the video about Pandora.
2. Watch the video about Izanagi and Izanami.

Day 10

1. Watch the video about Humans and Nature and Creation.
2. Take the quiz.

Day 11

1. Watch the video “a brief history of dogs.”
2. Watch the video with more Native American creation stories.

Day 12

1. Today is the day everyone’s been waiting for: we’re talking about pantheons! Today watch the video about pantheons.
2. Take the quiz.

Day 13

1. Today watch the video “Sumerian Religion Simplified.”

Day 14

1. Watch the video “Every Egyptian God Explained.”

Day 15

1. Watch another video about the Egyptian gods. (Stop watching when the ad portion begins at the end.)