Miss Rice’s Egyptian Cheat Sheet<br />12/2/09<br />Homework:<br />SSS<br />Study for your test<br />Current Events<br />
Places<br />Using the map on p. 40, Locate the following places<br />Cities<br />Memphis<br />Giza<br />Thebes<br />Bodies...
Places<br /> Nile River Delta<br />Mediterranean Sea <br /> Giza<br /> Memphis<br />CITIES<br /> Sahara Desert <br />...
How did the Egyptians use the Nile River?  <br />Farming (irrigation)<br />Drinking Water<br />Bathing<br />Food Source (f...
Look at the map.  What geographical features could act as a natural barrier from invasion?<br />Sahara Desert<br />Nile Ri...
How else did the military of Egypt find success with manmade advancements?<br />Chariots<br />Bronze Weapons<br />Iron Wea...
People<br />Why did people follow the Pharaoh?   <br /> They believed that he was the son of Re and connected heaven and e...
“I am responsible for uniting the Upper and Lower Kingdoms of Egypt in about 3100 BCE.”Who said it? ______________________...
People<br />Why was the discovery of King Tut’s tomb such a significant development for archaeologists?<br /><ul><li> In o...
 This was well-known, so many people snuck in and stole things from the tombs
 King Tut’s tomb was unique because no one had stolen anything from it over thousands of years, so we got to see how much ...
Vocab<br />In what ways could it have been beneficial for the Egyptians to study geometry?<br />Geometry could help Egypti...
Contributions<br />Papyrus<br />A number system based on the # 10<br />Used fractions<br />365 day calendar <br />Speciali...
Compare and Contrast<br />Using p. 44 of your textbook, compare and contrast Ancient Egypt with Mesopotamia.  Come up with...
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  1. 1. Miss Rice’s Egyptian Cheat Sheet<br />12/2/09<br />Homework:<br />SSS<br />Study for your test<br />Current Events<br />
  2. 2. Places<br />Using the map on p. 40, Locate the following places<br />Cities<br />Memphis<br />Giza<br />Thebes<br />Bodies of Water<br />Nile River<br />Nile River Delta<br />Mediterranean Sea<br />Red Sea<br />Other<br />Sahara Desert<br />Eastern Desert<br />Cataracts (first and second)<br />
  3. 3. Places<br /> Nile River Delta<br />Mediterranean Sea <br /> Giza<br /> Memphis<br />CITIES<br /> Sahara Desert <br /> Red Sea<br />Bodies of Water<br /> EasternDesert<br /> Thebes<br /> 1st Cataract<br />Others<br /> Nile River<br /> Western Desert<br /> 2nd Cataract<br />
  4. 4. How did the Egyptians use the Nile River? <br />Farming (irrigation)<br />Drinking Water<br />Bathing<br />Food Source (fish, water for cooking, etc)<br />Transportation within Egypt<br />Etc.<br />Places<br />
  5. 5. Look at the map. What geographical features could act as a natural barrier from invasion?<br />Sahara Desert<br />Nile River Delta (swampy area)<br />Eastern Desert<br />Cataracts<br />Military<br />
  6. 6. How else did the military of Egypt find success with manmade advancements?<br />Chariots<br />Bronze Weapons<br />Iron Weapons<br />Who eventually beat the Egyptians and weakened their civilization?<br />The Assyrians (Remember them???)<br />Military<br />
  7. 7. People<br />Why did people follow the Pharaoh? <br /> They believed that he was the son of Re and connected heaven and earth <br />“I was only about 8 or 9 when I became Pharaoh and died when I was only a teenager.”Who said it? _________________________________<br />“I was a great female ruler in Egypt and lead my people to a time of great prosperity.”Who said it? _________________________________<br />“I ruled Egypt for over 60 years and promoted great advances in building and territory expansion.”Who said it? _________________________________<br />Tutankhamen <br />Hatshepsut<br />Ramses II<br />
  8. 8. “I am responsible for uniting the Upper and Lower Kingdoms of Egypt in about 3100 BCE.”Who said it? _______________________________<br />“I tried to make changes to Egyptian religion and made changes that caused Egypt to lose territory.”Who said it? _______________________________<br />“The Great Pyramid at Giza was constructed to honor me in the afterlife.”Who said it? _______________________________<br />People<br />Narmer<br />Akhenaton <br />Khufu<br />
  9. 9. People<br />Why was the discovery of King Tut’s tomb such a significant development for archaeologists?<br /><ul><li> In order to please the Pharaoh, their pyramids would be filled with gold, gemstones, and other expensive gifts.
  10. 10. This was well-known, so many people snuck in and stole things from the tombs
  11. 11. King Tut’s tomb was unique because no one had stolen anything from it over thousands of years, so we got to see how much wealth and luxury was really given to their dead leaders.</li></li></ul><li>Vocab<br />
  12. 12. Vocab<br />In what ways could it have been beneficial for the Egyptians to study geometry?<br />Geometry could help Egyptian engineers to plan out how to build their great pyramids and monuments.<br />
  13. 13. Contributions<br />Papyrus<br />A number system based on the # 10<br />Used fractions<br />365 day calendar <br />Specialized doctors (eye doctors, vets, etc)<br />1st to use band-aids, tongue compressors, etc.<br />24 hours in a day<br />Decimal System<br />Paper<br />Surgery<br />Clock<br />Ink<br />Linen<br />
  14. 14. Compare and Contrast<br />Using p. 44 of your textbook, compare and contrast Ancient Egypt with Mesopotamia. Come up with three ideas or concepts for each part of the Venn diagram.<br />
  15. 15. Compare and Contrast<br />Egypt<br />Mesopotamia<br /><ul><li> ) Both civilizations based around a river
  16. 16. ) Both economies based on farming and trade</li></ul>3) Both had many advancements and inventions<br /><ul><li>) Few natural defenses
  17. 17. ) The Tigris and Euphrates flooded irregularly and were always a threat to the Mesopotamians
  18. 18. ) City-states and empires ruled by kings and priests
  19. 19. ) Many natural defenses</li></ul>2) The Nile flooded very regularly, which helped the farmers to plan ahead for planting<br />3)Villages lead by chiefs, then kingdoms ruled by Pharaohs (gods on earth)<br />p. 44<br />

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