Journals Through History: Ancient Egypt: Constructing Civilization

Full Video |17:24

Journals Through History: Ancient Egypt: Constructing Civilization

Full Video |17:24

Explore the ancient civilization of Egypt through the eyes of Ahtet, a young student whose journals offer a guided tour of his country. Part history, part geography, and part journal-writing, this animated series makes the ancient world relevant to today's students. Introduce students to ancient Egypt through the journals of Ahtet, a young boy who writes about his life and civilization. In this episode, meet Egypt's first pharaohs and Imhotep, the visionary architect of the Great Pyramids. Explore other works by ancient Egypt's master builders, including huge obelisks, and learn how they were created, transported, and raised.

©2006 Discovery Education| Grade(s) 3-5

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