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Teaching Ancient robots were imagined in Greece and Rome—and India

Ancient robots were imagined in Greece and Rome—and India

Stories from ancient India tell about such amazing machines as flying war chariots and robots. One of the most interesting stories from India tells about how robots once guarded the Buddha’s relics.

Adrienne Mayor, Research Scholar, Classics and History and Philosophy of Science, Stanford University
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How can mythology help historians understand ancient civilizations?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.6 - Author's Purpose

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
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