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Egypt the land of wonder

Egypt: The Land of Wonder

Nile River

Great Pyramids


Quiz Yourself

Marissa York

October 29, 2013

Nile river



The End

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.

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.

Back to Nile River Slide

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.


First Slide




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


First Slide



Quick quiz
Quick Quiz

First Slide





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

    a. bus

    b. train

    c. taxi

    d. camel

(Valley of the Kings)

You can do this!!

Egypt the land of wonder

2. What river provides the life blood of Egypt?

  • Blue Danube River

  • Fox River

  • Nile River

  • Amazon River

What do you think?!