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Roman Baths: Bath, UK

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Bath, UK has one of the most well preserved Roman baths in the world. The MEE World is a re-creation of that bath back to its original form.

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avatar Submitted By: Ben Spieldenner

May 14, 2020

Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Communication

External References

Roman Baths: Bath, UK MEE World

The MEE re-creation of the Roman baths at Bath, UK.

Roman Baths: Highlight Video

A short video highlighting the features of the MEE world.

Roman Baths at Bath,UK Official Website

Roman Baths at Bath,UK Official Website

Learning Objectives

  • Students will gain an understanding of the size, structure, and organization of ancient Roman baths.
  • Students will experience the Roman baths of Bath, UK and the temple of Silus Minerva as they were originally designed.

Guiding Ideas

(Created in collaboration with Bonnie Graves, Ashland High School Latin Teacher)

Students can now explore the intricate role of the Roman baths in Roman society as they walk through a to-scale re-creation of the baths at Bath, UK.  The world includes a custom resource pack and custom NPCs.

Student Activities

  • Students can explore the Roman baths as they would have looked over 2,000 years ago.
  • Students can place custom NPCs to create an ancient Roman narrative.
  • Students can calculate the accuracy of the build through research and archeological findings.
  • Students can create essays detailing what the baths illustrate about ancient Roman culture.

Performance Expectations

Students will use the re-creation of the Roman baths to dig deeper into their understanding of ancient Roman culture, architecture, societal norms, and religion through writing, research, critical analysis, and teacher guidance.

Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Communication

External References

Roman Baths: Bath, UK MEE World

The MEE re-creation of the Roman baths at Bath, UK.

Roman Baths: Highlight Video

A short video highlighting the features of the MEE world.

Roman Baths at Bath,UK Official Website

Roman Baths at Bath,UK Official Website