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Visit Mount Vesuvius and learn about that August day in A.D. 76 when two cities were buried in ash. Learn about rocks, minerals and earth science. Meet the people of Ancient Rome and discover what caused the mighty Roman Empire to crumble and fall. Travel to a time when Jesus was beginning His earthly ministry and touching lives. Follow Him to the cross and rejoice at the empty tomb!


What are the major history and science topic areas in the Ancient Rome unit?

The major history and science topic areas in the Ancient Rome unit are Ancient Rome and Earth Science (Rocks and Minerals)


What are some highlights from the unit on Ancient Rome?

Studies and activities on: Rocks, minerals, volcanoes, earthquakes, and the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius  Pronouns, singular and plural verbs; action, helping and linking verbs, and verb tenses and agreement  Memorizing Isaiah 53  Listening to Handel's Messiah  Prophecies of Jesus' birth and events of His life  Geography and climate of the Roman Empire  Capitalizing, punctuating and editing  Writing about Jesus' birth  Reading The Bronze Bow, the story of a boy in Ancient Roman times whose life is changed when he meets Jesus  Fossils  Igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks  Creation and Evolution  Experimenting with melting rock, erosion, and weathering, formation of crystals, volcanic eruptions, and earthquakes  Creating eggshell mosaics  Ancient Roman People and Places  Rulers and Emperors of the Roman World  Science in Ancient Rome  Caves, stalactites, stalagmites, crystals, and gemstones  Making and sampling Roman foods  Interpreting a chart of the Roman Forum  Art and architecture of Ancient Rome  Miracles of Jesus  Interpreting charts on earthquakes and rocks  Making an ice cream volcano with gooey, fudgy lava, chocolate bombs, and cocoa powder ash  Starting a rock collection  Expository and persuasive writing  Elements of Literature  Hosting a Roman feast! 

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