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I'm Spartacus - Spartacus (8/9) Movie CLIP (1960) HD. History - Ancient History in depth: Gladiator: Dressed to Kill Game. The History of Concrete - InterNACHI. By Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard The time period during which concrete was first invented depends on how one interprets the term “concrete.”

The History of Concrete - InterNACHI

Ancient materials were crude cements made by crushing and burning gypsum or limestone. Lime also refers to crushed, burned limestone. When sand and water were added to these cements, they became mortar, which was a plaster-like material used to adhere stones to each other. Over thousands of years, these materials were improved upon, combined with other materials and, ultimately, morphed into modern concrete. Today’s concrete is made using Portland cement, coarse and fine aggregates of stone and sand, and water. The precursor to concrete was invented in about 1300 BC when Middle Eastern builders found that when they coated the outsides of their pounded-clay fortresses and home walls with a thin, damp coating of burned limestone, it reacted chemically with gases in the air to form a hard, protective surface.

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History: Ancient Rome for Kids. Back to History for Kids Ancient Rome was a powerful and important civilization that ruled much of Europe for nearly 1000 years.

History: Ancient Rome for Kids

The culture of Ancient Rome was spread throughout Europe during its rule. As a result, Rome's culture still has an impact in the Western world today. The basis for much of Western culture comes from Ancient Rome, especially in areas such as government, engineering, architecture, language, and literature. The city of Rome is the capital of Italy today The Roman Republic Rome first grew into power as a Republic. Famous Ancient Romans.

Roman Leaders

Roman Soldier. Building Roman Roads - The Roman Surveyors. The Roman Surveyors If you took a poll about Roman engineering and asked people what defined Roman engineering, the famous Roman roads would lie towards the top of the list.

Building Roman Roads - The Roman Surveyors

These, more than anything, were the backbone of the Roman Empire and allowed the Romans to hold sway over a great area. This article is a part of the guide: Discover 44 more articles on this topic Browse Full Outline Primarily, the roads were for military use, allowing troops to be quickly moved to where they were most needed. The Roman Surveyors The Roman surveyors were highly skilled professionals, able to use a number of tools, instruments, and techniques to plan the courses for roads and aqueducts, and lay the groundwork for towns, forts and large buildings. The Romans preferred to build straight roads wherever possible and relied upon their surveyors to chart the route of their great highways. The Decempeda - The Tool of the Trade. Rome: Engineering an Empire. What the Romans Did For Us - 01/06. Roman Roads and Bridges. Ancient Romans The masters of advanced technology.

School DT projects: Model Roman catapult. Newspaper Tower - Activity - www.teachengineering.org. Summary Student groups are challenged to design and construct model towers out of newspaper.

Newspaper Tower - Activity - www.teachengineering.org

They are given limited supplies including newspaper, tape and scissors, paralleling the real-world limitations faced by engineers, such as economic restrictions as to how much material can be used in a structure. 3D.CITY. I'm Getting STEMmy: Building Aqueducts. At the end of the year I decided to build my entire Rome unit as a huge challenge (I'll blog on that later!).

I'm Getting STEMmy: Building Aqueducts

I tried to come up with different tasks that would engage the kids and teach them about Rome all the while trying to push through the end of the year AND 8 snow days to make up. We did a brief but thorough study on aqueducts and I racked my head for a week on how I could create an aqueduct building challenge. I found some great ones on the internet but most of them included water (I love my 7th graders but I don't trust them with any liquids) or they required some very expensive supplies. I finally came up with this simple but really fun challenge as I was driving to pick up my little one from daycare.

The STEM Aqueduct Challenge. My innovation is a lesson plan in which students construct a prototype aqueduct out of ordinary materials.

The STEM Aqueduct Challenge

There are time and material limits. Students connect with this project very enthusiastically because it allows them to plan, design, and construct something so large and ancient in miniature scale. I-STEM aqueduct. Ancient Roman Aqueduct Video - Ancient Rome. You're almost done!

Ancient Roman Aqueduct Video - Ancient Rome

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Khanacademy. Ancient Rome (1of8): The Rise of the Roman Empire. 23 traits of good leaders. Good leaders know how to engage their employees and challenge them to do their best work.

23 traits of good leaders

Traits five leadership professionals consider to make a good leaderConfidence is key, says a workplace coach. "If you don't believe in yourself, no one will. "Leaders are fearless, says author Mike Sprouse. "True leaders are not afraid to take risks or make mistakes. " (CareerBuilder.com) -- Leadership is one of those nebulous terms -- you hear it all the time but it has various definitions. Leadership can also vary in style -- are you someone who dictates the group and doesn't listen to anyone else's opinion? 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. Justice Education Society of BC. There are a number of mock trials available for your use during the mock trial program.

Justice Education Society of BC

They are either civil or criminal. Some trials have been scripted so all the detail is there for your students. Non-scripted trials do not have a script as the students are expected to create their own questions for the witnesses who will also prepare their own answers. ElectroCity - Game. Justice Education Society of BC. Plan It Green Build a City Game.