WEB LESSON - ANCIENT EGYPT
The Ancient Egyptians built beautiful temples for their Gods.
had many different gods and goddesses and each one had a
Each one had their own role to play in maintaining
peace and harmony
across the land.
Some gods and goddesses took part in creation, some brought the flood
every year, some offered protection, and some took care of people after
died. Others were her local gods who represented towns, or minor
who represented plants or animals.
ancient Egyptians believed that it was important to recognise and
these gods and goddesses so that life continued smoothly.
1. Visit the
following site and read the animated story Egyptian children were told
As you read the story, on your
about the creation of the Earth
and their Gods.
fill in the names and
role of the Egyptian Gods below:
( If you can't find the God's role in the story,
try this:click Explore
Visit the following 3D construction of an Egyptian Temple.
At this site, keep clicking the small picture in the
top right of the screen to return to the Temple.)
Explore the different
parts of the temple, and find and label the artifacts pictured below:
Put the heading in your book: Death in Ancient Egypt .
Then go to the following
site and answer the question
a) Explain in you own words how the ancient
Egyptians changed their methods
of burying their dead.-Explain how and
why they changed their burial methods,
from the earliest ancient Egyptians to the
methods they used many centuries
later. (Write about 5 lines)
Go to the following web site and then answer the questions below:
a) What were the two stages the
Egyptians used in the process of mummification?
(answer this in your book.)
b) Explain on
your worksheet what each of the following pictures is showing in the
c) What is a Sarcophagus? (answer this in your
5. Visit the following
web page, and then label and explain on your worksheet what each
following artifacts are:
did the Egyptians think they needed to have their bodies mummified?
Mummify a body yourself!
(Explain Q.6 & 7 in your book.)
7. Read the following web page and then explain what the Egyptians believed
about the journey
underworld to their afterlife?
9. Take the Ancient Egyptian Gods Challenge:
10. Play this game where you have to prepare a
high priest for the afterlife: