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Thinglink Resources

Here are several resources to be used for a Thinglink about Ancient Egypt for 6th Grade

Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

This video gives a solid, easy to understand overview of the Ancient Egyptian Civilization.

I would use this resource because it provides it is well researched, from a credible source, and provides a good overview of the information I want my students to learn.

How to make a mummy - Len Bloch

This video gives a good, scientific overview of the mummification process.

I would use this video because it is from a credible source, as well as connecting elements of science into the lesson.

The Afterlife in Ancient Egypt — NOVA | PBS

Why was mummification critical to achieve eternal life? Egyptologist Salima Ikram explains.

This webpage is a transcript of an interview with Egyptologist Salima Ikram about mummification and the Egyptian views on life and death.

I would use this for the lesson because it provides the religious/philosophical thought behind the mummification process.

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This is a map of Ancient Egypt.

I would use this map because it was the best free use map I could find.

Tour Egypt :: An Overview of Ancient Egyptian Religion

Egypt: An Overview of Ancient Egyptian Religion

This page gives a good overview of the Ancient Egyptian religion and how pervasive it was to their lifestyle.

I would use this page because the content is well written and easy to understand. Additionally, this page is cited in the Encyclopedia Britannica's segment on Ancient Egypt.

TimeMaps

This is a fantastic written overview of all aspects of Ancient Egyptian culture. I would use this because it provides a wealth of information all in one location.

Around The World

This is a fun interactive timeline of major events in Ancient Egyptian history. I would use this because it is fun, interactive, and designed for kids.

Egyptology - Pyramid Construction

This is a short video about the construction of pyramids.

I would use this because it is short, from a credible Youtube channel, and contains interesting information.

The History of Egypt Podcast by Dominic Perry

This is the itunes page containing a complete series of podcasts about Ancient Egypt.

I would use this for my class because I could pick and choose which podcast is most relevant to what I want my students to learn

Fertilty of the Nile - Nile - BBC

This is a clip from a BBC documentary about Egyptian farming and the role the Nile Rivers plays in their agriculture.

I would use this because it is short, from a credible source, and covers information vital to understanding life in Ancient Egypt.