Mysteries of Egypt
Students watch a video about the mysteries of Egypt. They locate the country of Egypt and landmarks on a map. They research Egyptian artifacts and create a replica of the artifact. They write a summary of the object to complete the activity.
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Ancient Egypt Information Pyramid
Learners work in cooperative groups of three or four to define Egyptian terms and use those terms on pre-cut triangles to create pyramids on oak tag for display. This lesson was originally developed as a follow-up activity for a unit on...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Engineering an Empire - Egypt - Part 7/10
Part seven continues the story of Hatshepsut and the engineering marvels associated with her reign. In addition to her one-of-a-kind mortuary temple, her fascination with obelisks leads the film makers to investigate the mystery of how...
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Mysteries of Vernacular: Sarcophagus
Tackling etymology in your language arts or linguistics class? Starting a unit on Egypt or ancient Rome? This video details the grim past of the word sarcophagus, tracking it back to the early Roman empire. Included along with the quick...
2 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts