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Ancient Etruscan Prince Emerges From Tomb: Photos. Ancient Roman Architecture - Great Buildings - Architecture Online. Social Studies + STEM = Aqueducts Rebuilt! As a social studies teacher, the importance of integrating social studies into STEM seems all to obvious.

Social Studies + STEM = Aqueducts Rebuilt!

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are all critical components of scientific research and development. These are all important elements in their own right, but together they create a larger picture for student to learn and grow from. That picture, I would argue, is in black and white without the color that the human story brings to STEM.

To that end, I have tried this year to integrate STEM into my world history class. Starting Setup: Teaching in the traditional 45 minute periods makes integrated STEM simulations hard. Each group was given 20 gold beads to spend on different color marble to use in their structure on Palatine hill. Building Begins: Ancient Roman Court Case Reopened! Four defendants, four lawyers, 13 jurors, and one judge decides a 1700 year old Roman court case.

Ancient Roman Court Case Reopened!

Students played their roles perfectly. The case wasn’t simple. A slave went to the public square to get a shave from a barber. There were two people playing catch near by. One of the players didn’t catch the ball and it struck the barber. Public squares were a place to conduct business and trade. Rome didn’t have public parks so the town squares doubled as parks.Can’t stress this enough: No one was braking any Roman law at the time. This was no easy case. Setting up the room differently is one way to pull students into an activity like this one. As always, my students and I would love to hear from you guys. Rome Worksheets - Carter's Ancient World History.

Ancient Rome. Rome: Ancient Supercity Infographic — History.com Interactive Games, Maps and Timelines. Strip the City: Roman Water Supply. Rome Reborn. Mission Rome Reborn is an international initiative whose goal is the creation of 3D digital models illustrating the urban development of ancient Rome from the first settlement in the late Bronze Age (ca. 1000 B.C.) to the depopulation of the city in the early Middle Ages (ca.

Rome Reborn

A.D. 550). With the advice of an international Scientific Advisory Committee, the leaders of the project decided that A.D. 320 was the best moment in time to begin the work of modeling. At that time, Rome had reached the peak of its population, and major Christian churches were just beginning to be built. After this date, few new civic buildings were built. History. History: Romans. CSI: Rome – The Assassination of Julius Caesar. CSI: Rome – The Assassination of Julius Caesar Did Julius Caesar know he was going to be assassinated?

CSI: Rome – The Assassination of Julius Caesar

Was there a single killer or were dozens of men involved? What were the reasons for the assassination? You will answer these and other questions as we look back at one of history’s greatest crimes. Using evidence gathered from the crime scene, testimony of those involved and later historical writings we will explain a 2,000 year old murder. Instructions: 1. Questions: (Answer in complete sentences on your own paper) 1.Why do you think Caesar was assassinated? Station 1 – Senator Gistinius Testimony“A few days ago we in the Senate offered the great Julius Caesar deification- we offered to make him a god! However, when we presented him with this honor on the floor of the Senate, he refused to even stand from his chair to receive it! Station 2 – Plutarch, Roman Historian Caesar’s refusal to stand for the Senate led to great controversy.

Station 3: Warnings to Ceasar Graffiti on Roman tomb. Digital Base Map of the Roman World. New interactive map of trade in the Roman Empire. Article created on Thursday, June 28, 2012 Imagine you’re in Rome, it’s 205 CE, and you’ve got to figure out the quickest way to transport wheat to Virunum.

New interactive map of trade in the Roman Empire

Your transportation choices are limited: ox cart, mule, ship or by foot, and your budget is tight. What do you do? Roman GPS road travel Now, with ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World you can examine the options that would have been available to an ancient Roman in that very predicament with the ease of getting directions via GPS. Type in your starting point, destination, the goods you need to move, and the time of year and you will be presented with the the most cost-effective way to transport the grain. By generating new information about the ancient Roman transport network, ORBIS demonstrates how, more than anything else, the expansion of the empire was a function of cost. ORBIS reconstructs the time spent and financial expense associated with pre-modern travel.

The Mysterious Etruscans - Pre-Roman Civilisation in Italy. ORBIS. Links. The Roman Empire. Rome Reborn.