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King Tutankhamun: Was It Murder?

Description: King Tut has been fascinating students and adults alike since the discovery of his tomb in 1922. Why has so much interest been generated about this unremarkable pharaoh? Could it be the fabulous gold and treasure discovered in his tomb? Or is it the mystery surrounding the boy king's early death? You and your renowned team have been hired by the Egyptian government to determine if King Tut was murdered. Your team will have only 3 days to complete your work. Standard 6.2.3

Author: , Washington Intermediate School

Lesson ID: 619

Mara: Daughter of the Nile

Description: This supplemental unit is organized to be used in conjunction with Mara, Daughter of the Nile. Work in teams of two to track the course of the Nile River through Egypt. First draw a map of Egypt highlighting the cities mentioned in the novel and then construct a 3-D map.Using the internet for research, take a city/artifact tour of Egypt and design a travel brochure for the Syrian Princess in Maya, Daughter of the Nile. Find out what amulets represented to ancient Egyptians and how and why they were worn. Then, design your own amulet and present it. Standards 6.2.1, 6.2.3 and 6.2.7

Author: Stacy Doss and Cheryl Jones, SCORE Language Arts

Lesson ID: 700

Matter of Life and Death: Planning for Needs in the Afterworld

Description: After researching burial tombs of ancient Egypt, act as a pharaoh of Egypt, creating burial plans to illustrate what items you would include in your own tomb and why. Then, other students will act as archaeologists by analyzing the plans you have submitted. Standard 6.2.3

Author: Eric Miller, New York Times Learning Network, Network. A St. Louis native, Zimbalist graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia with a B.A. in English and certification in language arts grades 7-12. She taught high school language arts at Salem Hig

Lesson ID: 706


Description: How are mummies able to "survive" the tests of time? In this lesson you will unwrap the mysteries of mummies. What conditions are needed for mummification to take place? How did ancient Egyptians prepare mummies? What can mummies teach scientists about the way people lived in the past? These and other questions will be answered in this lesson. Standard 6.2.3

Author: Newton's Apple - PBS

Lesson ID: 733

Mummification and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

Description: In this Anthropologist's Journal lesson from the Museum of Man in San Diego, read about and discuss the importance of the mummification of leaders. Learn about the process of making a mummy followed by ancient Egyptians and create a mummy of an apple following similar procedures. Standards 6.2.3 and 6.2.5

Author: Museum of Man

Lesson ID: 846

Nubia - The Other Gift of the Nile

Description: You have the opportunity to uncover Nubia's story on a very large scale. UNESCO (United Nations Educational and Scientific Conservation Organization) has already funded the construction of the Nubian Museum. The location is yet to be determined. UNESCO would like to extend this historic project by erecting a monument to symbolize Nubian history and accomplishments. The members of UNESCO's Design Review Team envision a monument of grand proportions that would rival the many Egyptian monuments that continue to draw visitors from all over the world. They have asked you and your teammates to enter their Nubian Monument Design Competition. Standard 6.2.1

Author: Gail Desler and Cathie Conforti, Barbara C. Morse Elementary and Camerado Springs MS

Lesson ID: 764

Pharaoh Phonetics

Description: What tales did the ancient Egyptians tell? How did they communicate and calculate? This multidisciplinary lesson plan will explore the roots of writing and numbering systems of Ancient Egyptians through the use of unique, interactive Internet resources. Standard 6.2.9

Author: Dory Marcus, Thirteen Ed Online

Lesson ID: 814

Pyramid: David Macaulay

Description: After reading Pyramid by David Macauley, design a vacation trip to visit the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, create pyramid trading cards, intreview an archaeologist and view a CAT scan of a real mummy. Standards 6.2.3 and 6.2.5

Author: Denise Daniels Hogan, SCORE Language Arts Cyberguide

Lesson ID: 867

Salt Trader's Justice

Description: After reading the folktale Salt Trader's Justice at, and doing a bit of research on the internet at this site, draw parallels between the judicial system mentioned in "The Salt Trader's Justice" and the American Judicial Branch. Standard 6.2.3


Lesson ID: 924

Temple & Funerary Architecture of Ancient Egypt: Giza, Luxor, and Abu Simbel

Description: Embark upon a journey of visual discovery as you view temple and funerary buildings of ancient Egypt, learn about their cultural significance, and compare these monuments to our own. Standard 6.2.3

Author: Social Studies School Service

Lesson ID: 1009

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