ANCIENT EGYPT WEBQUEST
following webquest takes you, the student, into the world of Ancient Egypt.
Answer the following questions.
1. DAILY LIFE IN ANCIENT EGYPT.
Using the link below, divide your paper in half (a left half
and a right half). Put the heading Poor
top of the left column and Rich
top of the right column. Using the website below write down 10 things
that are different for poor and rich Egyptians.
2. THE SPHINX
One of the wonders of Ancient Egypt is the sphinx. Using the
website below, answer the following four questions.
a. Who built the sphinx?
b. How big is it? (Give measurements)
c. Draw a picture of the sphinx.
d. Whose face is on the sphinx?
3. THE EGYPTIAN CALENDAR
Answer the following questions about the Egyptian calendar
using the website below.
a. What role did Thoth play?
b. How many days were there in the Egyptian calendar?
c. What did Thoth do with the extra five days?
4. THE PHARAOHS OF
On the website below you'll find a list of the many people
who have led Egypt. You are to find information about six of the leaders listed
below plus four others of your own choice. For each leader you should write why
they are important, when they lived (the years they were born and when they
died), and draw a copy of their cartouche.
Write about six of these pharaohs:
Khufu Amenemnet I Thutmose III Amenhotep IV Ramesses II
Cleopatra VIII Seti I Amenemhet I Ramesses I
The Egyptians wrote in hieroglyphics. Using the website below
do the following:
Write both your first and last name in hieroglyphics.
Write a short sentence in hieroglyphics. Be sure to have the
english sentence below it.
People believed in many different Gods in Ancient Egypt. You
are to write about ten of these Gods. You are to draw their picture (a detailed
coloured drawing) and write a paragraph about what each of these Gods did.
You must write about these five: Anubis, Horus, Osiris, Thot,
and Isis. You can choose the other five. Click on the link below.
Divide a piece of paper in two halves (a left half and a
right half). On the left side write "Step Pyramid" as a heading and on the right
side write "True Pyramid" as a heading.
Using the link below write five differences between the two
Write a two paragraph (or more) paper about how pyramids were
built. Use the above website to help you.
8. ROSETTA STONE
What was the Rosetta Stone?
Where and when was it found?
Who deciphered it?
Answer these questions in sentences. Use the website below to
find the answers.
Using the website below, answer the following four questions
a. How were bodies embalmed? Describe the step by step
process to mummify bodies.
b. How were the bodies wrapped?
c. What were canopic jars?
d. Draw a picture of a mummy and how it was stored.
10. MAP OF ANCIENT EGYPT
On an outline map of Egypt, label the following:
After you have labeled these places on the map, color it in.