The Colosseum in Rome is a giant amphitheatre, or arena, built in the first century A.D. Today, it is the backdrop to a busy metropolis.

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Observing Physical and Cultural Landscapes
Observing Physical and Cultural Landscapes Activity

Best For
6-8

Subjects
Geography, Social Studies

Appropriate For

  • Educators

Students view photographs of Europe to determine if the photos match their own ideas about Europe. They search for geographic clues within the photos to learn more about the subjects shown.