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Secrets of Lost Empires II—Roman Bath

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

A Day at the Baths
Click on this illustration to take a virtual stroll around one of the most magnificent baths ever built: The Baths of Caracalla. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Watering Ancient Rome
Learn about the Romans' sophisticated water distribution system, including its elegant aqueducts, in this interview with an architect who assisted NOVA with the Roman Baths project. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

NOVA Builds a Bath
Step through this series of photographs to learn about how a group of engineers, archeologists, and historians came together to design and build an authentic Roman bath. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Real Roman Recipes
Get a taste for some of the food the Romans ate—from Lucanian sausages and boiled eggs in pine nut sauce to pear patina and sweet cheesecake—in a set of ancient recipes with modern interpretations. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Construct an Aqueduct (Hot Science)
In this online activity, become the Chief Water Engineer and build an aqueduct that will supply a Roman city with clean water. (Requires Java-capable browser or Shockwave plug-in.) (Grades 9-12)

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