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Seeking to derive the formula for the volume of a square pyramid, geometry learners construct six square based pyramids that, when pieced together properly, form a cube. Two short videos demonstrate the relationship between pyramid and cube volumes.
3 mins 8th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
From pharaohs and pyramids to the mummification process, this packet is a fantastic resource for studying ancient Egypt! Worksheets not only review key terms and practices that are foundational to ancient Egyptian culture, such as religious beliefs, writing, architecture, etc.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 39 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The country of Egypt is more than just big pyramids and ancient pharaohs. After reading a brief overview of this African nation, young learners will demonstrate their understanding of the text by identifying the main idea and supporting details.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 32 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and research assignments.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 139 Views 901 Downloads
Egypt's Pyramids: Monuments With A Message
Young scholars explain the meaning of the word artifact. They explain an example of size and scale of the pyramids and discuss the purpose of pyramids. They construct a timeline outlining the construction of the major pyramids.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 11 Views 35 Downloads
Inside The Pyramids
Students research the use of pyramids in different cultures. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students watch "Inside the Pyramids." Students conduct further research on the topic and create magazine articles that feature their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Egypt's Pyramids: Monuments With a Message
Students study ancient civilizations. They examine the size and scale of the pyramids of Egypt. They explore the purpose of pyramids and other artifacts. Students participate in three activities to analyze pyramids and tomb artifacts.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 25 Downloads
Students explore the pyramids of ancient Egypt. They travel back in time to recreate scale drawings of the Great Pyramid and discuss the inside of the Great Pyramid. They research and find out about the mummification and burial process.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Magnificent Sphinx & Pyramid
Students research how ancient Egyptian structures were created and used. They sculpt realistic replicas of a pyramid and sphinx to demonstrate their knowledge of these famous structures. Sudents are told that Egyptian pyramids were built as stairs for kings to climb after their death.
4th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Egyptian Fact Pyramids
Students investigate the concepts associated with the ancient civilization of Egypt. They conduct research using a variety of resources and list the facts that are included as part of a creative project. The facts are drawn on a model of a pyramid.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
Sixth graders participate in visual art learning stations to learn more about early Egyptian civilization. Students learn about Egyptian life through art models and demonstrations such as tomb painting, pottery and a game. Finally, using the information they gathered from the learning stations, 6th graders generate a journal entry as if they are a child describing daily life in ancient Egypt.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 6 Downloads
A wonderful worksheet on the Egyptian pyramids awaits your students. In this reading comprehension and world history worksheet, students answer questions about the pyramids, and create a comic strip about one of the pyramids. Very nice!
3rd - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 170 Downloads
My Pyramid: Preparing for a Journey
Sixth graders imagine and record what a pyramid they might create would be like. In this pyramid lesson, 6th graders construct the contents of their pyramid which would include a hieroglyphic of their name, drawing of the structure, example of a wall graphic and composition describing the contents of their pyramid.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 39 Downloads
The Achievements and Challenges of Egypt
Awesome, that is all I have to say! This set of lessons provides learners with an understanding of ancient Egyptian laws, lifestyle, religion, and culture. It engages them in a critical analysis activity regarding the film, "The Prince of Egypt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 87 Downloads
Engineering an Empire - Egypt (Part 4/10)
The title, "�Smiter of Barbarians,"� reveals much about how Snefru financed his many building projects. Part four of this series looks at the attempts of Snefru to perfect pyramid building techniques. His monuments, including the Bent Pyramid, proved to be the link between the engineering of the step pyramid of Djoser and the Great Pyramid of Giza.
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Secret Of The Pyramids (Part 1)
How did they do it? British archaeologist, John Rohmer, believes he has figured out how the ancient Egyptians engineered The Great Pyramid without modern tools. His theories are presented in part one of a video series.� Explore with him the interior of this mysterious structure.
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads