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Egypt the land of wonder

Egypt: The Land of Wonder

Nile River

Great Pyramids

Camels

Quiz Yourself

http://www.portpromotions.com/media/ecom/prodlg/1215797672_Europe%20-%20Egypt%20-%20Pyramids.jpg

Laura Frasetto

March 5, 2013


Nile river
Nile River

  • This river is the life blood of Egypt.

  • It stretches from south to north.

  • Click on river in map to see where it originates.

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/egypt/nile.htm

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Quiz


Egypt the land of wonder

  • The Nile is formed from the White Nile, which originates at Lake Victoria and the Blue Nile, which originates at Lake Tana in Ethiopia. These rivers meet in Sudan and then go on their long journey northwards towards the sea.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/2b/White_and_Blue_Nile-en.svg/250px-White_and_Blue_Nile-en.svg.png

Go Back

http://gdb.voanews.eu/017B5B34-C48F-4819-91F4-6E103EB2F908_mw800_s.jpg


Great pyramids
Great Pyramids

  • Located in Giza, the Great Pyramids were the resting places of kings and other people of wealth.

  • Originally covered with a marble type rock, today they look more like the photos on the right.

  • The Romans defaced them with graffiti and used them for target practice. That’s why the Sphinx doesn’t have a nose.

http://www.cleveleys.co.uk/wonders/greatpyramid.htm

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Camels
Camels

  • When you are at the Great Pyramids, take a camel ride. This is how one travels the desert.

http://www.mythicalireland.com/ancientsites/world/egypt_great_pyramid_camel.jpg

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Quick quiz
Quick Quiz

  • What is a traditional form of desert transportation in Egypt?

    a. bus

    b. train

    c. taxi

    d. camel

http://www.worldhistoricalsites.com/images/Valley%20of%20the%20Kings.jpg

(Valley of the Kings)

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7nHcRIJS_Q




Egypt the land of wonder

2. What river provides the life blood of Egypt?

  • Blue Danube River

  • Fox River

  • Nile River

  • Amazon River

http://www.losviajeros.com/Fotos.php?pl=2085

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Thanks for exploring egypt
Thanks for exploring Egypt!

Nile River

Great Pyramids

Camels

Quiz Yourself

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