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Students explore number sense by participating in a cultural math activity. In this Egyptian math lesson, students utilize the Internet to identify the number system used in Egypt. Students participate in an addition activity in which they create a given sum from two egyptian symbols.
Students read an article about attempts to reconstruct the facial features of Ancient Egypt's King Tutankhamen. They complete vocabulary exercises, describe each other's facial features and discuss the article.
Students read an article about attempts to reconstruct the facial features of Ancient Egypt's King Tutankhamen. They complete vocabulary exercises, describe each other's facial features and discuss the article.
Middle schoolers view the video "Sunken City." They locate Egypt and Alexandria on the class map. Students are asked to name the Egyptian ruler whose palace was excavated in the video. They are explained that they are going to research different rulers and create their own trading card with basic facts and one image.
Students locate Egypt on a map and identify its physical features.  In this Egypt lesson, students discover that in addition to the pyramids, the desert, and the Nile River, Egypt has been the birthplace of many other amazing innovations. 
Students, after watching W?hat Does This Show, describe everyday life in ancient Egypt by writing an entry in the journal of an ancient Egyptian man or woman.
Learners discuss terror attacks in Cairo, Egypt and complete vocabulary, true/false, and synonym match activities.
Students spend time examining pictures from different books on Egypt and the pyramids. Using construction paper, they draw what they believe the desert looks like based on the pictures. To end the lesson, they use watercolor paint to color their drawing.
Students are broken up into four groups. Each group will use their knowledge about Egypt to originate a playground for Egyptian children. This will involve brainstorming ideas on paper, building a prototype with Legos or other material, and explaining their ideas to the class in a five-minute presentation.
Learners identify and analyze ancient Egypt and interpret how to develop bibliographical references. They research topics using multiple resources and various forms of media of media. Finally, students practice and deliver an oral presentation on Egypt and their expedition experience.
Sixth graders create museum displays about Egyptian life. Their exhibits include information about ancient Egypt's religion, economics, government, and customs. Their museum items resemble actual artifacts they have researched.
Sixth graders choose a specific topic (art, dress/jewelry, family life, religion, Nile River, hieroglyphics, pharaohs, and pyramids), research the topic, and write a three-page report.
Young scholars explore world history by examining images in a slide-show. In this Egypt history lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation which includes photographs and illustrations of the Great Pyramids. Young scholars identify the activities and geography of the images while discussing them with their class.
You cannot enter the afterlife without your name, or so says Egyptian theology. In –"Egypt Unwrapped: the Mystery of the Screaming Man,"” the National Geographic Channel follows researchers as they attempt to unwrap the mystery surrounding –Unknown Man E,” an Egyptian mummy buried in an unmarked sarcophagus. Fun for world history sleuths and budding forensic scientists.
In this reading and following directions worksheet, students read facts about the flag of Egypt and color it according to the information in the passage. Students color one flag.
Fifth graders explore the Egyptian mummy making practices, and create canopic jars to reinforce their understanding. In this Egyptian lesson, 5th graders research and study new vocabulary words, which help them to create their canopic jars. Students discover information about the Egyptians and their mummifying process'. Students understand the significance of the canopic jars and what they were used for during the mummification process.
Third graders compare the Sphinx and the Washington Monument. In this ancient Egypt lesson students discuss the contributions of Egypt to the United States and the world. Primary source pictures are used for the comparisons.
In this Egypt instructional activity, learners fill in the blanks to definitions, a time line, and a Venn Diagram with Egypt vocabulary. Students complete 3 activities.
Learners examine the global impact of the Egyptian uprisings. For this current events lesson, students watch video clips and read articles about the role of social and traditional media in the uprising. Learners also discuss the role of the United States in the uprising and the implications for the rest of the world. Students then create their own political cartoons based on the uprising.
Students locate Egypt on the globe or map and calculate the approximate distance from "home" and how long it would take to fly there. They predict what the climate would be using the newspaper or the Internet to see weather and temperature conditions.