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Legacies of Roman Technology & Science

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Who were the ancient Romans?

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1. What was an aqueduct?

2. Why is concrete such a useful building material?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the science and technology employed by the Romans and their impact on the world of today. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include some long-lasting Roman inventions and their functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Who the Romans were
  • What an aqueduct is and what it does
  • Why concrete is useful
  • The impact of Roman roads
  • Roman technologies that are still in use today

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main words, such as aqueduct and concrete
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the impact of Roman technology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding when the ancient Romans lived and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Roman roads

Additional Learning

To learn more about what the Romans did for the world of today through their engineering capabilities, review the corresponding lesson on the Impact of Roman Technology and Science. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Know who the ancient Romans were
  • Explore the ancient Roman contributions of concrete, aqueducts and roads
  • Understand how and why the Romans developed these three things
  • Recognize the ancient Romans' impact on our modern forms of concrete, aqueducts and roads
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