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Roman Arches. Insert photo of the Roman Colosseum HERE http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Roman_Colosseum.html. By Christine Mathews. Many cities have structures that we associate with them. For example, we think of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Insert photo of the Eiffel Tower HERE

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Roman Arches

Insert photo of the Roman Colosseum HERE

http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Roman_Colosseum.html

By Christine Mathews


Many cities have structures that we associate with them. For example, we think of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Insert photo of the Eiffel Tower HERE

http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Eiffel_Tower.html


Insert photo of the example, we think of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Saturn V Rocket HERE

http://24.73.239.154:8081/moonshot/ussrc2.htm

In Huntsville, we have

The Saturn V Rocket.


Rome, Italy has the ancient structure called the Colosseum. example, we think of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Insert picture of the Roman Colosseum HERE

http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Roman_Colosseum.html


The architecture is made of columns that have arches between them. An arch is made from wedge shaped stones that fit between the columns. The top stone is called the keystone and holds it all together. Look at the space inside the arch.

Insert photo of an arch HERE

http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/jod/algeria/madauros-scenes.html


Another structure that is made from arches them. An arch is made from wedge shaped stones that fit between the columns. The top stone is called the keystone and holds it all together. Look at the space inside the arch.

is the Roman Aquaduct.

Insert picture of a Roman Aquaduct HERE

http://www.indiana.edu/~frithome/about/roman-aquaduct.html


Can you think of any other structures that them. An arch is made from wedge shaped stones that fit between the columns. The top stone is called the keystone and holds it all together. Look at the space inside the arch.

use the arch?

Insert picture of McDonald’s Restaurant HERE

http://www.iit.edu/~hites/nsh/molezziwedding/mcdonalds.jpg

mcd arch


References them. An arch is made from wedge shaped stones that fit between the columns. The top stone is called the keystone and holds it all together. Look at the space inside the arch.

Boldrini, Fabio. The Golden Book of Rome. : Casa Editrice Bonechi, 1993.

Olsen, Keith. The Romans Do It Again. -1 May 1997. . 8 Jun. 2004.

<http://discoverer26.sirs.com/cgi-bin/dis-

frontpage?CUSTNUM=AL2007&STARTPAGE=none&RES=Y&RE N=Y&GOV=Y&DIS=Y&T=1086715186&C=990115056>.


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