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Secret Inventions of Ancient Rome

How the Romans Invented Cool Stuff We Still Use Today!

Lesson Info

Thu 15 June, 2023 • 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Learn about how the Romans transformed Britain with amazing STEM inventions that are still influencing our designs and lives today!

Curriculum Focus

Materials, Structures & Supports, Rocks, Roman Empire

Learning Objectives

  • Know ways that the Romans were influential Engineers
  • Understand the importance of salt to Romans
  • Mosaics: Find out about great designs from history
  • Discover how Romans harnessed the power of water
  • Identify how Romans engineered long lasting structures
  • See how the Roman number system works

Lesson Outline

We will be joined by experts who will tell us more about how the Romans enhanced our understanding of engineering and what cool stuff we still use today from Roman times.
During our time in Chester, teaching will be put into a real-life context through exciting demos, recordings and animated infographics.
The lesson itself will follow our presenter around the city of Chester, as they explore the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain.


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