• Resources:

    A1 Greece timeline


    A2 Rome timeline


    A3 Mr. Donn- Roman's; The Great Builders (Rome Architecture, a new material)


    A4 Building Ancient Greece and Rome (Rome Architecture, a new material)

    A5 The Influence of the Roman Arch


    A6 Penn State Eggheads- Architecture (Rome Architecture, a new structure)


    A7 Ancient Cultures Roman Architecture (Rome Architecture, a new material)

    A8 BBC Romans- Technology (look at the “What are Aqueducts?” link on the left)


    Guiding Questions: 

    Answer these questions based on your reading and research. Identify a possible "turning point" (transformational event/key idea/invention that changed the course of history) and fully answer the questions below. Write your items in the blank row directly below each question.

    What was the innovation? ("key idea", "turning point", "transformational event")

    Who was involved?

    When was the time period?

    Where did this innovation occur?

    What was life like before the innovation (you may have to infer this)?

    *Can you identify a specific cause for this innovation? (bonus question)

    How did life or culture change after the innovation?

    Why could this be considered a turning point (go back to your definition of Turning Point)?