Houghton Mifflin: World History: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter Assessment Technology Activities

Chapter 5: Ancient Egypt

Creating a Multimedia Presentation

Use the Internet or the library to research and compare Egyptian pyramids with those of Meso-America. Work with a partner to make a multimedia presentation.

Internet Resources

Mayan Pyramids
Photographs of Mayan pyramids in the Yucatán and Guatemala.
Site provides an overview of Olmec and Mayan pyramids, as well as links to more detailed information.
Metropolitan Museum site offering an overview of the ancient Meso-American city of Teotihuacán. The site includes a map showing the location of Palenque, Tikal, and Teotihuacán, and links to a page of information on the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon.
The Pyramids
Nova's site map of Egyptian pyramids links to photos, cross-sections, detailed information, and tours.

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