Nile River

Pharaohs & Pyramids

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Put on your magic time travel helmet and you will be whisked back to Ancient Egypt during the New Kingdom, the most prosperous and powerful period of Egyptian history. Through the adventures of a wealthy landowner named Nakht, and his family, you will find out exactly what everyday life was like. You will sail down the Nile, enjoy a fest, visit a temple, and march into battle with Pharaoh's army. You will even find out how the pyramids were built and how hieroglyphic writing worked.

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Pharaohs & Pyramids

Ancient Egyptian Technology

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Egypt's pyramids are a testament to the technology used by this ancient civilization. Readers will learn about technologies, such as agricultural tools and irrigation systems, that helped Egypt thrive. Chapters explore how these innovations developed and the role technology played in establishing one of the most advanced cultures in the ancient world.

Ancient Egyptian Technology

Ancient Egyptian Government

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Ancient Egypt was not a great empire at its outset, yet over time it became united under rulers called pharaohs. Each pharaoh was believed to be an incarnation of the god Horus. Readers will learn how this tie between Ancient Egypt's government and its religion helped forge an empire. They will also learn about the basics of Ancient Egyptian laws and draw parallels between the ancient world and today.

Ancient Egyptian Government

Ancient Egyptian Geography

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The Nile River was crucial to the growth of Egyptian civilization. Maps help illustrate the contrast between river and desert, and engaging text explains how geography influenced Egypt's settlement and migration patterns and even its religion. This book addresses people's relationship to their environment, a key social-studies concept.

Ancient Egyptian Geography

The Ancient Egyptian Economy

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Readers explore different aspects of Ancient Egypt's economy, including the importance of the sea to this civilization's economy and about how papermaking was an art essential to Egypt's culture. Students will gain an understanding of how the culture used money and which trades flourished during this period of history.

The Ancient Egyptian Economy

Ancient Egyptian Culture

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Ancient Egypt is known in the popular imagination for its hieroglyphics, jewelry, and dazzling treasure-filled tombs. Readers will learn how these products were made through engaging, accessible text. In addition, this book explores the rich culture that produced these objects and will explain how Egypt's religion helped shape its art and politics.

Ancient Egyptian Culture

Oil and Water (2003)

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This program features two case studies that examine the interaction between humans and natural resources: Egypt: Gift of the Nile

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Oil and Water