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Did you mean pyramid AND egypt?
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Roccanova, John – Tech Directions, 2013
The World Peace Prayer Society (WPPS) has at its core the message: "May peace prevail on Earth." This axiom appears on the roughly 200,000 Peace Poles that are planted at private residences, schools, in parks, and at other public places worldwide including at the Pentagon, the Pyramids in Egypt, and on Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing…
Descriptors: Woodworking, Student Projects, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Smith, Arthur F. – Mathematics Teacher, 1982
The nature and history of the construction of pyramids in Egypt is detailed. It is noted that one can only theorize about why the Egyptians used particular angles of elevation. It is thought, perhaps, that new clues will provide a clear solution to this mystery as additional artifacts and hieroglyphics are discovered. (MP)
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Geometric Constructions, Mathematical Applications, Mathematical Enrichment
Sadek, Hind – National Parks, 1994
Proposes that a cooperative effort among scientists, politicians, and the public will be needed to slow or reverse the destruction of cultural resources such as the pyramids of Egypt resulting from environmental factors. Factors cited leading to deterioration include air pollutants, ozone exposure, and mass tourism. (MDH)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Pollution
Riley, Norman – Crisis, 1989
Discusses the issue of how Blacks are represented in social studies classes. Proposes presenting alternative views of Blacks during the slavery period. Discusses Black inventors and engineers before 1800. Considers Blacks' roles in building the pyramids in Egypt and the temple at Amen-Re. Discusses the contributions of Imhotep. (JS)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black History, Black Influences, Blacks
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Stone, Brian – Childhood Education, 2008
This article describes a themed classroom project designed to teach about the culture and civilization of ancient Egypt. In preparing the project, it is noted that teachers should remember that different learning styles, including activities that provide meaningful experiences, are appropriate in accommodating the various ways children learn.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, World History
Ellison, Jack – 1964
This secondary level anthropology textbook emphasizes the comparison of the patterns of culture change which resulted in complex societies (civilizations) in six different areas around the world. The textbook stresses problem-solving and is centered around three questions: In what manner and through what stages did these civilizations evolve? What…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Anthropology, History Instruction, Non Western Civilization
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Hubbard, Janie – Social Education, 2010
Many elementary teachers explore the marvels of ancient Egypt with their students, as evidenced by the numerous available websites on this topic for teaching elementary history. The drama and mystery of ancient civilizations with treasures such as mummies, King Tut, and the Giza Pyramids are intriguing to children, yet there is another layer of…
Descriptors: History, Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
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Selvidge, Ellen – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2006
This author describes how her elementary students first became interested in studying ancient Egypt. Her students' interest in the ancient Egyptian studies began when a student checked out a library book on Egyptology that contained colorful images and was soon swarmed by interested classmates. Many of her students began practicing writing…
Descriptors: History, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Interests
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Kraft, Susan; Poynor, Leslie – Science and Children, 2004
Recently one of the authors challenged her third-grade students to use their imagination and travel with her to Egypt. As they were exploring the Great Pyramid, she encouraged the students to speculate how ancient people could have built such a massive structure without the sophisticated machinery they have at our disposal today. This article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Teaching Methods, Grade 3
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC. – 1991
This resource packet presents information and resources on ancient Egypt. The bibliography includes readings divided into five sections: (1) "General Information" (46 items); (2) "Religion" (8 items); (3) "Art" (8 items); (4) "Hieroglyphics" (6 items); and (5) selections "For Young Readers" (11…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Area Studies, Foreign Countries, Global Education
Frew, Andrew W. – Book Links, 1997
Integrating literature and mathematics can be meaningful using David Macaulay's "Pyramid." This article provides an annotated bibliography of picture books, fiction, folk tales, nonfiction, videotapes, audio books, and CD-ROMs for grades 1-12 to support a unit on Egypt. Describes related math activities; and highlights a catalog of…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiotape Recordings, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education
Curriculum Review, 2008
This article presents an interview with Carmella Van Vleet, a former teacher and educational speaker. She has written family humor and parenting articles, and is also the author of "How to Handle School Snafus," "Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself" and "Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself." In this interview,…
Descriptors: Integrated Activities, Interviews, Book Reviews, Heritage Education
Fletcher, Michael Shane – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This narrative inquiry collective case study investigated the experiences of six sixth grade American Indian males of the Lumbee tribe who struggle with reading. Bounded within an asynchronous closed wiki site, students from three sixth grade classes participated in online threaded discussions and created, posted, and viewed multimedia projects…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 6, American Indian Students, Males
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Pahl, Ronald H. – Social Studies, 1998
Presents an annotated bibliography of 10 Web sites concerning ancient Egypt that have materials appropriate for social studies classes. Includes virtual tours of Egypt and specific temples, explorations of the pyramids, archaeological and geographic information, and information on the Egyptian "Book of the Dead." (MJP)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Feijoo, Laura – 2000
This "experience guide," developed by a teacher who traveled in the region, aims to provide information on the culture, history, society, geography, and political aspects of Egypt and Israel. Intended for teachers, the guide can enhance lessons in world history. Each segment summarizes a topic and provides questions designed to encourage…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Foreign Countries
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