“Whether in Heav’n ye wander fair,
Or the green corners of the earth,
Or the blue regions of the air,
Where the melodious winds have birth”
“To the Muses”—second stanza, William Blake
In the next three lessons, students will gain awareness of the evolution of the Earth’s atmosphere. They will also be introduced to Homer and the drama and artistry often inspired by natural processes that affect our planet, as well as an understanding of ancient Greek religious beliefs that grew into festivals and gave rise to theater in Europe.