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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 2 Downloads 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 142 Views 107 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 40 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Need a concise, well-constructed, and engaging overview of Ancient Egyptian civilization? Look no further, as John Green highlights the most important features and takeaways of this ancient civilization. The video discusses the importance of the Nile to Egyptian culture and agriculture, religious notions regarding gods and an afterlife, developments through the progression from the Old to New Kingdom, and the general longevity and permanence of the civilization as a whole.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 44 Views 98 Downloads
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 198 Views 941 Downloads
Pupils complete a series of activities to discover life in ancient Egypt. They create want ads for pyramid workers, design vocabulary flash cards and dictionaries, and research famous Egyptians. They also research the "Curse of the Mummy's Tomb," and write a reaction paper or present an oral report about the curses.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 341 Downloads
Here is a good cross-curricular lesson requiring middle schoolers to read about Egypt and determine main ideas, make connections, check understanding, draw inferences, and ask clarifying questions. It includes activities like an online scavenger hunt, concept mapping, and a learning frame.
6th - 8th Language Arts 26 Views 212 Downloads
Young scholars, for five minutes, brainstorm everything they know about Egypt and archaeologists. Then,after analyzing objects (beads, glass bottles, statues, etc.) found at burial sites of pharaohs or queens at archaeological sites in Egypt, interpret the possible uses and meanings of those objects.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 97 Downloads
Traders of the Lost Art
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.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 340 Downloads
New Review Pharaohs, Pyramids and the World of the Gods
Your young historians will learn all about the pharaohs, pyramids, and gods of ancient Egypt with these informational text worksheets, each of which are accompanied by hands-on, follow-up activities.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 41 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 4 Views 4 Downloads
Magnificent Sphinx & Pyramid
Learners 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
Learners 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
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
Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World-Great Pyramids Part 1
Take another look at The Great Pyramid, the largest stone structure in the world. Part one focuses on the misconceptions surrounding the methods used to build the pyramid and the geometry of the structure.
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Secret Of The Pyramids - Part 2/2
Continue crawling through the chambers of The Great Pyramid in part two of this two-part exploration. Archaeologist John Rohmer also shares his theories on how the massive stones were moved into place and what the pyramid must have looked like upon completion.
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download