Geography of Egypt Teacher Resources
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Where's My Mummy: Preservation Techniques
To observe preservation techniques firsthand, learners dry a flower in sand and compare cucumber slices soaked in salt water for a week with slices left out to dry in the open air. Video resources (not attached) include one about mummies from Reading Rainbow and are enhanced by scripted viewing discussion guidance.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Coupling well with a unit on ancient cultures, this presentation covers ancient Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Sumeria, Egypt, Indus, and China. It includes photographs of each region, their characteristics, and short quizzes after each section.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 35 Views 38 Downloads
Lesson 4: “Lat” Lies Flat and “Long” Is Just That!
How can coordinates help us to locate places on the earth? Here is a lesson that will help your learners understand the distinction between lines of longitude and latitude, as well as how to read and write locations using coordinates.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 35 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Diggin' The Past
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.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 31 Downloads
To completely follow this outline, you will need to order a poster ahead of time about the Aztec nation. The instructional activity can be taught, however, without the poster. Middle schoolers discuss where the Aztecs lived and apply the five themes of geography.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 27 Views 238 Downloads
Protests, Revolutions, and Democratic Change
Students examine uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa. For this global issues lesson, students view video clips, conduct group research, and present their findings in group presentations about the unrest in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 15 Downloads
Save the Sphinx!
Young scholars research how ancient builders overcame great obstacles to erect Egypt's Great Sphinx. They build their own models of the Great Sphinx and explain their work to other classes. In addition, they investigate the deterioration of the Great Sphinx over time and efforts made to restore the monument before brainstorming ways to preserve, protect, and rebuild it.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students compare and constrast fiber arts from a variety of cultures and time periods. They draw a patchwork quilt using irregular geometric shapes and bright colors. Students display their quilts as part of an exhibit. They are told that the craft of quilting goes bact at least to ancient Egypt.
1st - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 11 Downloads
Mapping the Spread of HIV/AIDS
Where is HIV/AIDS most prevalent and what are the current trends regarding HIV? Have groups work together to map the world's HIV/AIDS rates, then create a class map with all the data. Lesson includes cross-disciplinary concepts including world geography, economics, and science.
7th - 12th Science 26 Views 19 Downloads
Global Warming: Effects of Rising Sea Levels on Cities
How much difference would it really make if the sea level were to rise by one meter? Five meters? Ten or twenty? Using modeling software, kids examine how rising seas would impact New Orleans, as well as other coastal cities. After exploring the computer simulation, a simple investigation is done in class where learners create a model of sea level change using ice cubes, a lamp, and sugar cubes.
4th - 7th Science 6 Views 8 Downloads
King Tut's Treasures
Students 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.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 5 Views 20 Downloads