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Cambridge For Kids Ancient History Podcasts

Designed for home learning and aimed at children and young adults who are looking to further their knowledge in all things Ancient History and Science.

The Legacy of Ancient Egypt - The Age of the Egyptians: Episode 10

March 2nd, 2021

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Welcome to The Age of the Egyptians series by Cambridge For Kids. This last episode in the series looks at The Legacy of Ancient Egypt. Five thousand years ago, along the Nile River in Africa, lived one of the most extraordinary civilizations in history. They built awe-inspiring mega structures, invented ingenious devices, and pushed human knowledge in areas like science, to new heights. In this final episode, you will learn about the advancements they made in areas like medicine and mathematics. Their influence on the modern world. And how the world changed following the demise of this mysterious and fascinating ancient civilization.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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The Legacy of Ancient Greece - The Ancient Greeks: Episode 10

March 9th, 2021

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Welcome to The Ancient Greeks podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This final tenth episode looks at The Legacy of Ancient Greece. The Ancient Greeks had a tremendous effect on not only the ancient world but throughout history, leading to the present day. Language, the arts, political systems, and science are but a few examples of what the Greeks advanced. In this final episode, you will learn about the remarkable innovations they made. How myth and philosophy developed, cosmic observations, and not only their influence on the mighty Roman Empire but on later movements such as the Islamic Golden Age.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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The Legacy of the Romans - The Rise of The Roman Empire: Episode 10

March 16th, 2021

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Welcome to The Rise of The Roman Empire podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This tenth episode looks at The Legacy of the Romans. The ancient Romans have made a dramatic impact on the modern world. Having already acquired blueprints from the ancient Greeks by force, they added strength and conquest to a Greek worldview. The result was advancements in art, architecture, technology, literature, language, religion, and of course warfare. In this episode, you will learn about their influence on our world today, notably the United States Constitution. The fall of the Empire ushering in the Dark Ages. The Colosseum. And how a new religion called Christianity would change the Roman world forever.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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Could We Bring Back Dinosaurs? - When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth: Episode 10

March 24th, 2021

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Welcome to When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This tenth episode looks at the question Could We Bring Back Dinosaurs? Recent advances in science have made the idea of cloning dinosaurs more likely sometime in the future. The oldest DNA found intact was from around one million years ago. For dinosaurs, we would need to go back 66 million years. The question is, would a sample survive? In this episode, you will learn about DNA - the building blocks of life. What animals could we bring back today? How the movie Jurassic Park got the science wrong. And how scientists could clone dinosaurs in the future.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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