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Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt by Scoilnet

Loads of activities, games and reading material on this ancient civilisation. What was their alphabet like? What is a mummy?


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Ancient Egypt

http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Enquiry-Oriented Activity

A British Museum site which deals with ten topics relating to life in Ancient Egypt, including pyramids, temples, trades and writing. Worksheets and an interactive section are also included.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: An Ancient Civilisation

Suggestions for use: May be used as a reference library, rich in images, student activities and primary sources for the study of Ancient Egypt.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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The Great Pyramid of Giza

http://www.funsocialstudies.learnin...rticles/great_pyramid_at_giza_1.htm Added: 15 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Basic information about the largest of the Egyptians pyramids - one of the ancient wonders of the world. Covers the design of the outside, the design of the inside and the workmen who made the pyramid.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: Nothing too dynamic about this site but it does provide good information for teaching about Ancient Egypt.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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BBC History: Egyptians

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/ Added: 15 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Gateway to the BBC's resources on Ancient Egypt. Covers daily life, pyramids, pharaohs, mummification, gods and beliefs, hieroglyphs. Excellent starting point for information.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: You probably won't need to go much further than this site when teaching about Ancient Egypt. Clear menu links to detailed information. Not hugely dynamic but does contain images and maps so will be useful for class computer.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: You probably won't need to go much further than this site when teaching about Ancient Egypt. Clear menu links to detailed information. Not hugely dynamic but does contain images and maps so will be useful for class computer.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Ancient Egypt for Kids

http://guardians.net/egypt Added: 15 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Lots of information on these early people though presented in a rather old-style format. Covers the geography, history and government of Egypt as well as sections on daily life and beliefs. (Contains advertising.)

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: Can be used as background information. Some of the deeper links are perfectly fine for class presentation but much of the rest is flat notes. Lots of content, though, covering pretty much anything you will need to cover Ancient Egypt.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: Can be used as background information. Some of the deeper links are perfectly fine for class presentation but much of the rest is flat notes. Lots of content, though, covering pretty much anything you will need to cover Ancient Egypt.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Mummy Maker

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancien...ptians/launch_gms_mummy_maker.shtml Added: 22 Jan 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Learn about mummification! Play the game and discover how and why the Ancient Egyptians prepared for the afterlife.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: An Ancient Civilisation

Suggestions for use: An exciting and instructive animation which allows individual students to take a virtual examination of the embalmer's workshop.

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: Learn all about mummification! Play the game and discover how and why the Ancient Egyptians prepared for the afterlife.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: Use this game after work on The Pyramids of Egypt or the story of Tutankhamun.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Hieroglyphics

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/hieroglyph/hieroglyph4.html Added: 15 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Explains the Ancient Egyptian form of writing. Gives an alphabetical guide to the images used and asks readers to decypher a word written in hieroglyphics.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: Could be presented to class if you are doing something on hieroglyphics. The extension activities from showing this are probably where the real potential lies. Get the students to write their own name using hieroglyphics.

3-4
Visual Arts

Strand: Drawing

Strand unit: Making Drawings

Suggestions for use: Could be presented to class if you are doing something on hieroglyphics. The extension activities from showing this are probably where the real potential lies. Get the students to write their own name using hieroglyphics.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Ancient Egypt Coloring Pages

http://www.coloring.ws/egypt.htm Added: 15 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Egyptian coloring book pages you can print and color.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
Visual Arts

Strand: Paint and Colour

Strand unit: Painting

Suggestions for use: Print out specific pages and give to class. Combine with some stories from Ancient Egypt.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Walk Around Ancient Egypt

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/explore-ancient-egypt.html Added: 15 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Highly visual interactive with 360° panoramas and 'walkaround' photos. Walk around a pyramid or go inside a buriel chamber. Full transcripts available. Will certainly fuel the imagination.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: Present to the class on IWB. Get the students to tell you about the particular features you are walking around. Viry engaging.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: Present to the class on IWB. Get the students to tell you about the particular features you are walking around. Viry engaging.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Let's Study Ancient Egypt

http://www.lessontutor.com/belm17.html Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan / Project

A series of four units to do in-depth study on Ancient Egypt encompassing life in ancient times, their culture, Pharaohs, their queens and pyramids and beliefs.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: The Ancient Egyptians were a fascinating people. A series of four units to do in-depth study on Ancient Egypt.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: Extensive list so discretion will be required.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Egyptian Life

http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/staff/life/resources.html Added: 15 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Lesson Plan

Discussions and worksheets on Ancient Egypt from the British Museum. Provides ideas and material for classroom lessons.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: The Discussion ideas are written with the classroom in mind. The worksheets are not amazing but might be useful.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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World Book Web

Nefertiti

Ancient Egypt

In ancient Egypt, men often wore a skirt of linen. Women wore a straight ankle-length dress . . .


Ancient Egypt Timeline

Here is a timeline beginning c. 3000 BC when the city of Memphis was founded. It's covers all important events in Ancient Egypt ending in 1922 when Howard Carter found King Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt.

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