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This is a very interactive program. As described above, The students will be exposed to about a thousand years of Roman history and accomplishments in the form of slides and film clips and commentary from the instructor. they will also be making all the decisions as Engineers, Mappers, Quartermasters and Strategists in the Roman Legion to which they are assigned. After they make their plans and suggestions, we talk about and view what really happened. This is a program that makes history lives and involves students in the learning process.

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Point to Point: $125.00

Districts that book 10 or more lessons will receive a 10% discount.


45 60 minutes by request of the booker

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Foreign/World Languages, Mathematics, Problem Solving, Collaboration

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

Booking Information

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled because natural causes (i.e. hurricanes, snow days, flooding, etc). If canceled with less than 48 hours notice, full fee will be charged unless rescheduled.

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Roper Mountain

Greenville, SC
United States

Our Mission is to educate and inspire learners of all ages to explore and investigate the world of science and technology. Our philosophy is that learning should be enjoyable as well as challenging.
We strive to ensure your learning experiences with Roper Mountain Science Center are interdisciplinary--incorporating, science, technology, mathematics, social studies, and language arts.

Jasmine Poor

Program Details


1. This program begins the day beforehand familiarizing the students with their jobs in the Roman Army.
2. The students begin the lesson the following day with a history on Rome through a slide show/video display.
3. The students will learn about Roman culture,history, accomplishments and contributions to society.
4. Interspersed in the program will be two pivotal battles in Roman history, Baecula and Alesia. The students teams (Legions) will determine distances necessary for the army to travel, how many days it would take to arrive at the potential battle site, amount of food needed for the troops and what kind of special weaponry might be needed for the battle.


The participants will:
-have some knowledge of the Roman political system and explore the changes in it over the centuries
-be able to list several contributions of the Romans to society
-work as a team to make effective battle plans
-measure distances on a map and determine how many days travel would be involved in making a journey of that distance
-calculate how many pounds of food would be needed by troops traveling that distance
-make decisions on what equipment would be needed by troops depending on the territory and conditions near the battle field
-will be familiar with much of the territory that made up the Roman Empire

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Foreign Languages
NL-FL.K-12.2 Cultures (Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures)
-Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied
-Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied

NSS-G.K-12.2 Places and Regions
-Understand the physical and human characteristics of places
NSS-G.K-12.4 Human Systems
Understand the processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement

World History
NSS-WH.5-12.3 ERA 3: Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires, 1000 BCE-300 BCE
-how major religions and large-scale empires arose in the Mediterranean basin, China, and India, 500 BCE-300 CE