Discovering the Technology of Ancient Rome
Discovering Ancient Technology
Reading Level: 4-5
Interest Level: 4-6
Some of the most famous examples of engineering in the ancient world come from Rome. The Colosseum, Hadrian's Wall, and Roman aqueducts are just some of the impressive structures readers are introduced to through detailed main text and vibrant photographs and illustrations. Readers are also invited to take a closer look at the ways ancient Romans applied technological knowledge in areas such as farming, transportation, and the military. Detailed sidebars highlight essential facts about Roman technology. This engaging cross-curricular approach appeals to readers with an interest in history, as well as those passionate about STEM.