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Roman Empire

Six learner guides and twenty-nine class clip videos on the Roman Empire from the BBC.

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7-11 year olds
What was it like in Roman Britain?

Find out what it was like in Roman Britain and what customs the Romans brought with them. It covers family life and there is an interactive villa to explore.

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7-11 year olds
Roman Sandy

Six different interactive activities where you can piece together a picture of what Sandy was like in Roman times. Be a time detective and find the archaeological evidence to see what daily life was like then.

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7-11 year olds
Everyday Life in Roman Times

A straightforward site where you can find out about most aspects of Roman Life such as Roman Towns, entertainment, food, work, slaves, schooling, clothes, toys, buildings and more.

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7-11 year olds
Romans

Why did the Romans invade Britain and what did the Romans do for us? These are two of the questions that are considered here. It also looks at life for women in Roman Britain and there is an audio drama of the Boudiccan Rebellion.

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14-18 year olds
The Romans

An American site on the Romans. Well laid out with information on a wide range of aspects of Roman life such as the slave system, trade, villas, diet, farming, emperors, entertainment and much more.

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11-16 year olds
Roman Bath

Find out how the Romans enjoyed their baths. You can read how a replica Roman bath was built using original materials as far as possible. See if you can construct a working aqueduct online and the site also features Roman recipes.

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11-16 year olds
The Roman Baths, Bath

Get a flavour of Roman life from the images and commentary about Bath's Roman remains on the site of Britain's only natural hot spring. Teachers can find out about guided tours.

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11-14 year olds
How to Speak Like an Ancient Roman

A short video from the excellent DK Findout children's encyclopaedia which has some latin words which were used by the Romans. This is ideal as part of a topic on Romans.

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6-11 year olds
The Roman Empire in the First Century

Meet the Emperors, poets and historians of Rome and learn about life in the first century. There is information on family structure and weddings, as well as details of the different classes of citizens such as senators, partricians and slaves.

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11-16 year olds
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