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Hieroglyphs and Communication
Students compare modern day text messaging with the use of hieroglyphs as forms of communication. They translate hieroglyphic messages written by classmates and check for accuracy.
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Communication
Take a tour with the Science Guy through different ways we store information outside of our bodies. The ability to store information through hieroglyphics, alphabets, printing, and computers allows humankind to communicate beyond simple...
2 mins 3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
An Ancient Revolution: The Written Word
Learners explore the impact of written communication. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students investigate communication from ancient Sumer and discuss its relevance today. Learners watch a multimedia presentation about cuneiform...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History