Maya, Inca, and Aztec Ancient Civilizations
First graders explore the location of the Maya, Aztec and Inca civilizations. They role-play what it was like to live like these civilizations did and develop an appreciation and tolerance for other cultures.
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The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Ancient Egyptian Profile
Learners explore the meaning of the term "material culture" and its role in piecing together the past. They research ancient Egyptian material culture and the style of ancient Egyptian art. They then reproduce a portrait in the manner of...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Guess That Spice
From medical treatments to cooking, people have been using herbs and spices for thousands of years. Perform a blind smell test of household herbs and spices to engage students in learning about ancient spice trading. Research the history...
1st - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Legacy of Ancient Civilizations Today
Learners examine architectural structures of ancient civilizations by viewing a slide-show. In this architectural design lesson, students observe a slide-show showcasing many historic buildings and structures that have lasted thousands...
K - 4th Social Studies & History
This Just in! Nile Network News Update
Have your young reporters research contributions of the ancient Egyptians, draft scripts, and broadcast their stories live on the Nile Network News. Depending on class size and age, topics may be brainstormed or assigned. The detailed...
K - 12th English Language Arts