IMAGINE & MAKE OF THE WEEK
PHARAOHS & PYRAMIDS
Hello Imagine & Make students, welcome to Egypt!
In this first LIVE EXPEDITION of the PHARAOHS & PYRAMIDS Week, you're going to follow Musallah through the Giza Plateau where the mesmerizing pyramids of Giza and sphinx are. Wow!
Later in this week you'll also adventure into other LIVE EXPEDITIONS that include Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple in Luxor, the host city of The Valley of the Kings.
This is a pre-recorded video for illustration purposes. This actual class is taught LIVE in the places showcased here.
See below for more things you'll learn this week...
Other grades available
What was the Egyptian Social Structure? What was the role of a pharaoh in society? Why did the first woman pharaoh wore a beard?
What's the Rosetta stone? What are hieroglyphs? What are similes? What are some of the first children stories in recorded history?
What were some of the belifs that surrounded life and death in Ancient Egypt? What is the Book fo the Dead about?
What's the meaning behind the incredible artwork found in egyptian tombs? How were the murals in tombs made?
4000 years ago there were no cranes, so how were the pyramids built and how was their limestone transported to the desert?
Is it true that Egyptians had weightlifting gyms?
Sufi dhikr celebrations still preserve some of the original ancient structure of music composition and rhythms from ancient Egypt. Can you think of similar modern patterns?
What's the science behind the ancient Egyptian mummies. What's the mummification process and how does it work?
Host teacher of the Week
Luca is a historian, originally from Florence in Italy, and moved to Rome 10 years ago. He loves cheese teaching, walking around the streets of Rome and has a collection of Roman Helmets. He has a dog named Lolo.
4th Grade Teacher
University of Texas Rio Grande
Michelle is passionate about education because she has been inspired at school all of her life. She is also inspired by arepas.
In class we learned that the Egyptians used ramps to carry limestone blocks to build the pyramids. At home use a protractor to make blueprints for an Egyptian ramp. What angle inclination do you think was adequate to transport limestone for the pyramids? Why?
Egyptians were also great chemists. Your task is to invent and mix a new perfume. What ingredients would you use?