Life After Death
Young scholars explore ancient Egyptian beliefs about death and the afterlife by observing and interpreting the design and illustration of a mummy case.
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Finding Text Evidence: Frederick Douglass
After reading a very brief excerpt from Frederick Douglass' autobiography, learners cite textual evidence to support a main idea of the primary source about Douglass' humiliating experience with slavery. This is a brief exercise that...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
How to Make a Mummy
Were the ancient Egyptians successful in evading decomposition during the mummification process? What happens to the human body after death? This fascinating video combines a study of biology and the mummification process of some ancient...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Past, Present and Future of the Bubonic Plague
It may be startling to know that the same bacteria responsible for the Bubonic Plague in the mid-fourteenth century still exists today. But don't worry, this video examines the causes and effects of the Black Death, and why the disease...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable