Directions: Use the following links to answer the questions provided. Roman Baths



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Life in Rome Web-quest
Objective: By completing the following tasks you will gain a better understanding of the lives of the people of Rome.
Directions: Use the following links to answer the questions provided.
Roman Baths

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/roman/day.html

Directions: Using the website above click on the numbers in the image at left to take a virtual stroll around one of the most magnificent baths ever built: The Baths of Caracalla. Complete the following task during your virtual stroll.
1. Entrance

Questions:



    1. What other purposes did a Roman Bath serve besides just being a place to get clean?

2. Who was allowed to participate in the activities going on at a Roman Bath?

  1. Toilets

Questions:

    1. Give 3 examples of how Roman toilets were different than today’s public restrooms?

  1. _________________________________________________________

  2. _________________________________________________________

  3. _________________________________________________________



  1. Palaestra

Questions:

    1. Give examples of types exercise that would have been done by males

  1. ___________________________________________________

  2. ___________________________________________________

  3. ___________________________________________________


    1. Explain the game of Trochus.

Draw a sketch of what it may have looked like.




4. Apodyterium

Questions:



  1. What would we call the Apodyterium today?

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  1. Explain what a strigils is and what it was used for.

5. Tepidarium


Questions:

1. What did the Romans use instead of soap?

2. Explain depilation.

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6. Caldarium

Questions:


  1. What would we call a Caldarium today?




  1. What was the point of the Caldarium?

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7. Frigidarium

Questions:

1. What was the point of the Frigidarium?


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8. Entertainment

Questions:

1. What were some of the types of entertainment that was provided for the bathers enjoyment?

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9. Art

Questions:


  1. Give some examples of the types of art that you would see at a Roman Bath.

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10. Food & Alcohol


  1. Give examples of some of the food and beverages that could be purchased at Roman Bath

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Now that you know some information about the everyday life of Romans and their use of the Roman Baths see whether you can be successful at this game.

http://www.romanbaths.co.uk/htmlContent/game.htm

Roman Fashion

http://www.crystalinks.com/romeclothing.html

Directions: Use the website to complete the following tasks.



  1. Sketch picture of what a Roman Toga looked like



  1. Sketch a picture of what a Roman Tunic looked like.



Roman Education

http://rome.mrdonn.org/school.html

Directions: Use the website to complete the following tasks.


  1. What was the goal of Roman Education?



  1. On what day did school start every year?

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  1. What subjects were taught to Roman children?



  1. What languages were taught to Roman children?


Roman Food

http://www.hadrians.com/rome/romans/food/roman_dinner.html

Directions: Use the website to complete the following tasks.


  1. Give some examples of the types of food that were eaten by Romans.



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  1. Use the following link to plan a dinner for a Roman dinner party. You will need to come up with an appetizer a main dish and a dessert. Write out each recipe below.


http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/roman/recipes.html
Appetizer Recipe

Main Dish Recipe

Dessert Recipe


Go to the following website to construct a Roman aqueduct:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/roman/aqueductwave.html
List the correct order of items needed to make the water flow to the town.
1.___________________

2.___________________

3.___________________

4.___________________

5.___________________

Sketch and Label below:

Ancient Rome History:
Click on link that says:

What did a Roman Soldier wear?

Click on link that says:

The Roman Soldier's Clothes page

Label the following parts of the Roman Soldier:

1. Caligae 2. Lacerna 3. Spear 4. Sword 5. Shield



Click on link that says:

What jobs did the ordinary Roman Citizens do?

Scroll down to Background on Roman Citizens


What are some of the rights extended to Roman Citizens?

6. __________________________

7. __________________________

8. __________________________

9. __________________________

What was it like to be a Roman Slave?


What are some of the jobs that Roman slaves were expected to do?

10. _________________________

11. _________________________

12. _________________________


Roman Coliseum:

Go the site below and sketch and label the Roman Coliseum

Include the 8 different parts and a brief description of each on your sketch.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/launch_ani_colosseum.shtml

Gladiator Dressed to Kill

Go the website below and dress some Roman Gladiators. You will have to dress them correctly to win. Make a sketch of one of the following types of gladiators correctly dressed for battle.



1. Murmillo 2. Retiarius 3. Hoplomachus

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/launch_gms_gladiator.shtml


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