Students research burial tombs of ancient Egypt. Acting as pharaohs of Egypt, students create burial plans to decide what items they would include in their own tombs and why. They find another student to analyze their plan.
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Egyptian Gods and Goddesses: Anubis
Anubis was god of funerary practices and mummification in ancient Egypt. Young scholars show what they know as they fill out a description of the god, what he ruled over, and his importance to ancient Egyptians. Tip: Find or make more...
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
Ancient Egypt: Life After Death and Mummies
Oh my! Life after death, but how? Learn all about the ancient Egyptian custom of mummification. Each colorful slide provides a how and why related to burial customs, Egyptian religious beliefs, and the process of mummification. A great...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Guidebook for the Underworld
There's much more to ancient Egyptian burial practices than mummies and crypts. Viewers explore some of the beliefs that motivated the elaborate rites practiced long ago with a video that includes a description of the creation of and the...
5 mins 6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Canaan and Ancient Israel
Planning for your next activity on ancient Israel, but not sure where to start? Check out this assortment of activities to help get the ball rolling. It includes a range of ideas on topics, such as Greek and Egyptian mythology,...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable