IMAGINE & MAKE OF THE WEEK
Hello Imagine & Make students, welcome to Rome!
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...
Other grades available
In Ancient Rome there were a lot of wars. How would you reduce the ocasional social conflict in your household?
History can be presented in texts, stories, songs, and also fossils. What happened in Pompeii? What stories can we tell through archeology?
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...
Mosaic work is everywhere nowadays. How did artist create mosaic artwork in Pompeii?
Why are Roman Numerals in watches, the Super Bowl, and some books? How does a water wheel work? What is the Roman Calendar?
How did people stay fit and healthy in ancient Rome? What were some of the most prominent sports back then?
O Sole Mio! Learn about some of the most famous modern bell-canto songs and why Latin words and language spread through music.
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.
Host teacher of the Week
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.
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.
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?
Build your selection, be creative and use resources you have at home... maybe even LEGO!