Geography of Egypt Teacher Resources

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Young scholars investigate the Egyptian civilization. In this cultural lesson, students watch the film Mysteries of Egypt and create a replica of an ancient Egyptian artifact.
Students explore Ancient Egypt by learning about the after life, observing and discussing pictures of mummies, making jewelry, and more. In this Ancient Egypt lesson plan, students complete these activities in class and at a museum.
In this social studies instructional activity, students find the words that are related to the subject of Egypt. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, learners respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
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. 
Seventh graders complete a Scavenger Hunt to find information about Ancient Egypt. They create a concept map using facts about assigned subtopics.
Students explore the culture of Ancient Egypt. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students are divided into groups to research how aspects of culture were influenced by the Nile River. Students create a slide show that describes how the Ancient Egypt culture had an impact on our culture. Students use the included graphic organizers, checklist and suggested resources to help them organize their information into a slide show.
Seventh graders do a scavenger hunt in order to investigate Ancient Egypt.
Learners work in small groups to investigate a variety of art and architecture forms common during the Old Kingdom epoch in Ancient Egypt. Learners then evaluate how these art forms reflect a culture's beliefs and values. And, finally, groups do research on an assigned art form and create an example.
Students consider what they already know about democracy and examine how viable democracy is for Middle Eastern nations such as Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
Create Ancient Egypt travel brochures. Research the culture of Egypt through the Internet and create an artistic travel brochure of the civilization. The final product is published for dispersal.
Seventh graders examine the relationship between physical and human geography. In this ancient civilizations lesson, 7th graders explore physical and historical maps to determine why humans inhabited particular environments.
Seventh graders explore the pilgrimage of Mansa Musa. In this geography skills lesson, 7th graders write historically accurate picture books pertaining to Mansa Musa's pilgrimage from Africa into Asia.
Learners begin with a piece of a puzzle that shows an artifact from ancient Egypt. They find others who have pieces that go with their puzzle piece. Students work in these groups to construct a relief map of the Nile River Valley.
Students create Egyptian rulers trading cards. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students research Internet and print resources for information regarding Egyptian rulers. Students use the information to create trading cards and a classroom timeline.
In this geography skills worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about North Africa. Students then respond to 4 short answer questions and complete a graphic organizer.
Students consider the significance of preserving monuments. In this ancient Egypt lesson plan, students research the building and conservation of ancient Egyptian monument. Students share their findings with their classmates.
Examine the avant-garde movement and artists who explore the ideas of the Situationist. The class view imaged of Ayman Ramadan's installation pieces, learn about modern-day Egypt, and research other artist who use art to express social or political ideas. 
Pupils explore what modern artifacts can reveal about a culture. They explore how artifacts found in ancient Egyptian tombs can be used to paint a picture of daily life in ancient Egypt. Students discuss objects that represent modern culture and compare modern artifacts to those of ancient Egypt.
Sixth graders compare and contrast ancient civilizations. In this research skills lesson, 6th graders use SMART Board programs to compare and contrast the economies, cultures, and geography of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and India.