1. On this worksheet, with the
empty map of the Nile River region, label the towns and features of
Egypt, at the time of their ancient civilization.
2. a) From the following site list the seven wonders of the ancient
Click the Great Pyramid and read the brief history.
b) What distinguishes (or makes it stand apart as different from...) the
Great Pyramid from all of the other seven wonders of the ancient world?
3. a) Click the following links to explore 3D illustrations of the Giza
b) At this site watch the 3D recreation of the Giza plateau:
Find and study some cross section diagrams of
the Giza pyramids. For example:
5. Use arrows to label the different parts of the pyramid diagram on this second worksheet.
6.a) The following site takes you on a tour to see the famous pyramids around our planet. Around Map
B, (the blank map of the world,) write the names of these pyramids and their location.
b) Draw an arrow from each pyramid name, to the location of that pyramid on your
c) Under the
heading: World Famous Pyramids, in your book answer the following two
Q1.Nearly all of the pyramids were built for
the same reason, what was this reason?
Q2. At which
pyramid did the human sacrifice victims have all their skin removed?
Pyramids Around the
For the map locations, type 'clickable world
map' in a Google search to find sites like the following: http://www.mapsofworld.com/