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.
http://www.geocities.com/intrepidberkeleyexplorer/Page17.html
Pyramids
Site provides an overview of Olmec and Mayan pyramids, as well as links to more detailed information.
http://www.jaguar-sun.com/palenque.html
Teotihuacán
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.
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/teot/hd_teot.htm
The Pyramids
Nova's site map of Egyptian pyramids links to photos, cross-sections, detailed information, and tours.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/

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