S. S. Extra Credit: ancient egypt webquest



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S.S. Extra Credit: ANCIENT EGYPT WEBQUEST

The following webquest takes you, the student, into the world of Ancient Egypt.


http://www.mrmoore.net/UNIT%203%20EGYPT/ancient_egypt_webquest.htm

Answer the following questions on separate sheets of paper.


1. DAILY LIFE IN ANCIENT EGYPT.

Using the link below, divide your paper in half (a left half and a right half). Put the heading Poor Egyptians on top of the left column and Rich Egyptians on top of the right column. Using the website below, write down 10 things that are different for poor and rich Egyptians.

Egyptian Life


2. THE SPHINX

One of the wonders of Ancient Egypt is the sphinx. Using the website below, answer the following four questions.

a. Who built the sphinx?

b. How big is it? (Give measurements)

c. Draw a picture of the sphinx.

d. Whose face is on the sphinx?

Guardian's Sphinx




3. THE PHARAOHS OF EGYPT

On the website below you'll find a list of the many people who have led Egypt. You are to find information about six of the leaders listed below plus four others of your own choice. For each leader you should write why they are important, when they lived (the years they were born and when they died), and draw a copy of their cartouche.

Write about six of these pharaohs:

Khufu Amenemnet I Thutmose III Amenhotep IV Rameses II

Cleopatra VIII Seti I Amenemhet I Rameses I Tutenkhamen

Egyptian Kings and Rulers


4. HIEROGLYPHICS

The Egyptians wrote in hieroglyphics. Using the website below do the following:

Write both your first and last name in hieroglyphics.

Write a short sentence in hieroglyphics. Be sure to have the english sentence below it.

Online Hieroglyphics Translator


5. RELIGION

People believed in many different Gods in Ancient Egypt. You are to write about five of these Gods. You are to draw their picture (a detailed coloured drawing) and write a paragraph about what each of these Gods did.

You must write about these five: Anubis, Horus, Osiris, Thot, and Isis. Click on the link below.

Egyptian Gods






6. PYRAMIDS

Divide a piece of paper in two halves (a left half and a right half). On the left side write "Step Pyramid" as a heading and on the right side write "True Pyramid" as a heading.

Using the link below write five differences between the two pyramids.

The Pyramids

Write a two paragraph (or more) paper about how pyramids were built. Use the above website to help you.


7. ROSETTA STONE

What was the Rosetta Stone?

Where and when was it found?

Who deciphered it?

Answer these questions in sentences. Use the website below to find the answers.

The Rosetta Stone


8. MUMMIFICATION

Using the website below, answer the following four questions in detail.

a. How were bodies embalmed?

b. How were the bodies wrapped?

c. What were canopic jars?

d. Draw a picture of a mummy and how it was stored.

Mummification




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