6 th Grade UBD - Unit 7 - Geography and Economy of Ancient Rome. Geography and Economy of Ancient Rome. Preview. Where was Rome - Rome grew from a city in central Italy to a huge empire that included parts of Europe, Africa, and Asia.
6th Grade UBD - Unit 7 - Geography and Economy of Ancient Rome
Rome- The capital city in Italy, was founded in 753 BCE. Rome rose to become the capital of an entire empire comprising almost all of current-day Europe.
Italy- A peninsula on the north coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in the southern part of Europe. The Alps form the country's northern border, and the Apennine mountain range runs down its length.
Video- The Beginning of the Roman Civilization
Weather- The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc.
Climate- The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period.
Reading Handout- Reading Handout- Rome's Natural Sites
Import- Bringing goods or services into a country from abroad for sale.
Export- Sending goods or services to another country for sale.
Video- All Roads Lead to Rome
Monetary System- Anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region.
Reading Handout- Coin Minting
Video- Field Trip to the Money Factory