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IMAGINE & MAKE OF THE WEEK

HYDROPOWER IN NIAGARA FALLS

Hello Imagine & Make students, welcome to Niagara!

In this first LIVE EXPEDITION of the Roman Empire Week, you're going to follow and talk to Luca as he walks through the Colosseum and  talks to you about ancient Rome...

Later in this week you'll also adventure into other LIVE EXPEDITIONS that include the Roman Forum and the Pantheon.

This is a pre-recorded video for illustration purposes. This actual class is taught LIVE in the places showcased here.

See below for more things  you'll learn this week...

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NIAGARA

3RD grade

Other grades available

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SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE

In Ancient Rome there were a lot of wars. How would you reduce the ocasional social conflict in your household?

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COMMUNICATIVE INTELLIGENCE
History can be presented in texts, stories, songs, and also fossils. What happened in Pompeii? What stories can we tell through archeology?

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INSIGHT
The origins of public speaking can be partially traced to the early years of Rome. Practicing a speech in front of the mirror can help with delivery in front of an audience... 

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VISUAL INTELLIGENCE
Mosaic work is everywhere nowadays. How did artist create mosaic artwork in Pompeii? 

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ENGINEERING INTELLIGENCE
Why are Roman Numerals in watches, the 
Super Bowl, and some books? How does a water wheel work? What is the Roman Calendar?

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KINESTHETIC INTELLIGENCE
How did people stay fit and healthy in ancient Rome? What were some of the most prominent sports back then?

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MUSICAL INTELLIGENCE
O Sole Mio! Learn about some of the most famous modern bell-canto songs and why Latin words and language spread through music.

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SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE
Pasta was a great way to store food for many days in Ancient Rome. Find about the chemical transformation that pasta goes through when flour is mixed with water and egg.

LUCA

Host teacher of the Week

Florence

Luca is a historian, originally from Florence in Italy, and moved to Rome 10 years ago. He loves cheese teaching, walking around the streets of Rome and has a collection of Roman Helmets. He has a dog named Lolo. 

MAGGIE

3th Grade Homeroom Teacher

University of Texas

Maggie lives in southern Texas and her passion for sociology ignited her teaching career. Maggie also loves photography and traveling, there are many countries still on her bucket list including Iceland and Peru. 

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In class we learned that the Romans invented many engineering tools to help them build massive structures. Now it's your turn to try it yourself!

 

CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS AND JUSTIFY YOUR SELECTION:

If you were a Roman Emperor, what would you build in order to help the most people? 

pulley 

A crane

A windmill

Build your selection, be creative and use resources you have at home... maybe even LEGO!

 

NIAGARA

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