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Here are some of the programs we can present
to your students
The following programs are our MOST POPULAR and can be adapted for your
|Museum in the Classroom
||We set up a mini-museum in your school. This display consists of over 75 reproductions of ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman
artifacts. Containing examples of statuary, pottery, glassware,
coins, household items, and photographs of frescoes and mosaics, the
entire collection requires 8-9 library tables for display.
Models of Roman siege machines as well as a full-size suit of Roman
armor with weapons are also part of this museum. The mini-museum
items are all labeled and for self-guided tours or we can guide your
students through the display.
|A Visit by a Pompeian Slave
||Doug Ryan, playing the role of a Roman slave who survived the
eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD, describes to your class what his
life was like and how it felt to witness this tragic event. Then,
after removing some of his disguise, he shows a power point
presentation of how Pompey and Herculaneum appear today
and discusses modern archeological discoveries about that famous volcanic
|A Trip to Egypt
||Through a power point presentation, your class cruises down the Nile
River. Egyptian clothing and other items are shown to
the class to enhance their understanding of this ancient and influential
|Art and Architecture of
|Focusing on the pyramids, several important ancient Egyptian
temples, and statues, a power point presentation gives an overall view
of traditional Egyptian art and architecture. Reproductions of
items found in these buildings are shown and explained.
|The Roman Army
||A power point presentation shows your class what it was like to be a
Roman soldier. A full-size suit of Roman armor is worn by one of
your students and the use of a legionary soldier's weapons is
demonstrated. Scale models of Roman war machines are shown and explained. Clips from modern feature films can also be
presented to show how today's entertainment industry has portrayed ancient
|Roman Water and Sewerage
||How the ancient Romans developed systems
for providing fresh water and eliminating waste water is explained
through a power point presentation. This lecture/discussion provides students
with an ancient perspective on the importance of protecting natural
resources and understanding how expansion of cities affects the
|Classical Influence on Early America
||A power point presentation shows students
what an ancient Roman would think if he were walking Boston's Freedom
Trail. The purpose of the presentation is to explain various
aspects of Classical culture that were essential parts of establishing
American society. Many examples in art, architecture, education,
government, language, and customs illustrate for your students the
influence of the ancient Greeks and Romans on their own world.
The following programs are examples of more specialized interest:
"Ancient Inventions and Simple
"Greek and Roman Roots in English"
"The History and Development of
the English Language"
"The Movie 'Spartacus' and
"Pyramus and Thisbe: Shakespeare
" 'Aeneid Book VI" and Dante's
'Divine Comedy' "
"Origins of Western Theater"
"Allies vs Axis: Adversaries from
the Time of Julius Caesar"