Ancient Egypt : at The Google Cultural Institute http://bit.ly/WaQOaf Ancient Egypt : at The Google Cultural Institute
The Google Cultural Institute helps preserve and promote culture online
With a team of dedicated engineers, Google is building tools that make it simple to tell the stories of our diverse cultural heritage and make them accessible worldwide.
We have created this site to provide a visually rich and interactive online experience for telling cultural stories in new ways. Discover exhibits by expert curators, find artifacts, view photographs, read original manuscripts, watch videos, and more. HIGHLY Recommended
Senet-The Ancient Egyptian Game http://funmin.com/online-games/senet/index.php Senet-The Ancient Egyptian Game
Senet or Passing Game is an Egyptian board game and may be the ancestor of our modern backgammon. This is an oldest online passing game. Play online.
Runescape MMOG http://runescape.com MMOG Massive Multiuser Online Game ... all about Egypt
Use with guidance/care
Death in Sakkara: An Egyptian Adventure (Simulation) http://www.tinyurl.com/bop9w Death in Sakkara: An Egyptian Adventure
Egypt, 1929. Journalist Charles Fox plunges into a darkly sinister world of intrigue, murder and mysticism in the hunt for a missing archaeologist.
Hieroglyphs http://www.mos.org/quest/teaching.php Hieroglyphs represent both phonetically spelled words and pictographs. This means that symbols can stand for a concept, but to a large extent, they are phonetic sounds. So it is possible to refer to a hieroglyphic alphabet, and write your own name in hieroglyphic. Try it!
Write your own name in a cartouche
Note: You didn't have to be a man to be a Pharaoh. After her husband Thutmose II died, Queen Hatshepsut declared herself Pharaoh.
Ancient Egypt: Science and Technology http://www.mos.org/quest/ Ancient Egypt: Science and Technology
Get to know our 2500 year old mummy: review extensive CATscan imaging, and manipulate a highly detailed 3-D model.
Read about excavation and mummification.
Try your hand at excavation & send a buried message to a friend.
Plan your journey to the afterlife with EternityTravel.com.
Play the ancient Egyptian game of Senet.
Egyptian Cartouche jewelry http://www.nilestone.com/jewelry-history.htm An Egyptian commercial site focusing on Egyptian Jewelry and hand crafts, with an educational information section on the related topics like Egyptian jewelry and hieroglyphics history, books, resources, Etc.
Egypt's Golden Empire http://www.pbs.org/empires/egypt/ Support materials to a PBS programme
A timeline and information about pharaohs
Ramesses II | Akhenaten | Tutankhamen | Nefertiti.
Interactive features about ancient Egyptian life and hieroglyphic writing ... plus teaching resources.
Ancient Egypt at The British Museum http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/staff/main.html Ancient Egypt at The British Museum
Welcome to the British Museum's web site on ancient Egypt. These ?taff Room' pages have been developed to help teachers get the most out of the web site for themselves and for their class. It is intended for upper Key Stage 2 schoolchildren and their teachers but we hope that other groups may find it useful too.
Lots of pictures and tours of the Pyramids http://www.guardians.net/egypt/egol1.htm Enjoy new looks at pyramids, tombs, temples, antiquities, read about new up-to-date information and interviews!
There are many more exciting pictures to come of many fascinating places!!
Check out these wonderful 360 degree Virtual Reality Panoramic views of various sites
Enter the newly opened Red Pyramid! Enter the Bent Pyramid!
Walk inside a Pyramid (virtually of course) http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/ Have you ever dreamed of exploring the pyramids of Egypt? If so, enter here, wander through the chambers and passageways of the Great Pyramid, and learn about the pharaohs for whom these monumental tombs were built. You can also follow the 1997 field season of a team of archaeologists as they excavated the bakery that fed the pyramid builders.
Egyptian Mummification Process : Lesson Plan http://www.pics4learning.com/lessonplan_details.php?id=s05 Egyptian Mummification Process : Lesson Plan
Learn about the mummification process, student teams will mummify a fish and create the necessary artifacts (cartouche and mask) to be placed in a designated burial site.
Paper model of The Sphynx http://papertoys.com/sphynx.htm Build a paper model of The Sphynx ... just download this template ... print onto paper .. enlarge on your photocopier .. and get building
egypt | paper | model | sphynx |
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/petrie The Petrie Museum has one of the most inspiring collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world.
As a result of collaboration between the Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology and the Manchester Museum, significant educational resources are being made available on the internet
One of the largest and most inspiring collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology can now be accessed from anywhere in the world.
There will be nearly 80,000 finds ranging from amulets to Roman mummy portraits, papyri to the world's earliest surviving dress.
Egypt | mummy | pyramid |
Scale Model of the Great Pyramid http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/geometry/model.html You can build a model of the Great Pyramid, but first you need to scale it down. To do this, you will need to make the pyramid 3,000 times smaller than it really is! To achieve that, every 30 meters of the pyramid is represented as 1 centimeter on the outline provided.
Once you have printed and assembled your scaled-down model of the Great Pyramid, you can compare it to scaled-down versions of other buildings and objects, including people.
More Than Meets the Eye : Video http://www.harcourtschool.com/articles/video_updates/ Researchers have spent three years analyzing traces of Egyptian eye make-up left in ancient pots. They have discovered that the ancient Egyptians mixed medicines into their makeup to treat eye infections.
egypt | eye makeup | video |
What would a pyramid cost to build today? http://wcvt.com/~tiggr/ What would an Egyptian pyramid cost to build today?
During this project you will be asked to estimate the cost of building a pyramid using modern materials and ancient methods. In teams you will plan, collect data, submit a bid for the job (only the lowest bidding company will be awarded the job), create a scale drawing and model, and present a final report to the class. Remember to use all of your knowledge learned this year in math, science, and social studies to complete this project.
This Just in! Nile Network News http://www.thirteen.org/wnetschool/origlessons/nile/index.html Students will conduct research on the large number of engineering, scientific, architectural and artistic contributions of the ancient Egyptians. They will share their findings by producing a TV news broadcast presentation.
PBS .. The Egyptians http://www.pbs.org/empires/ EMPIRESTM is a collection of epic historical miniseries. Each tells a story of a great Empire — its people and passions which changed the world. EMPIRESTM was developed jointly by PBS and Devellier Donegan Enterprises (DDE), a Washington, DC based global television program development and distribution company. Each series is produced by leading independent documentary filmmakers.
The Mummy Quiz http://on.natgeo.com/VdDNKa There’s more to mummies than meets the eye. Thousands of mummies, both man-made and naturally preserved, have been uncovered over the years. But these represent only a fraction of the untold millions of mummies that have been created. Though many mummies have disentegrated or been destroyed, more than 500 million may still be preserved in undiscovered tombs and burial places in Egypt alone. Try these ten tough trivia questions to see if you have the mummy mindset.