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Teaching Ancient Roman sewers are amazing, smelly and still in use today

Ancient Roman sewers are amazing, smelly and still in use today

It's not as romantic as the Acropolis. It's not as legendary as the Colosseum. But the Cloaca Maxima ("Greatest Sewer") is an engineering marvel that's several centuries older than both of these structures, and smellier by far. Rome's ancient sewer system predates even the empire itself, and what's more, it's still in use today.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why is the Roman sewer system impressive?
STANDARDS:
WH.03 - Major Religions & Giant Empires (1000 BCE-300 CE)

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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