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  1. 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

  2. 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 End Slide 1 Quiz

  3. 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

  4. 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 End Slide 1 Quiz http://www.portpromotions.com/media/ecom/prodlg/1215797672_Europe%20-%20Egypt%20-%20Pyramids.jpg

  5. 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 End Slide 1 Quiz

  6. Quick Quiz • What is a traditional form of desert transportation in Egypt? a. bus b. taxi c. train d. camel http://www.worldhistoricalsites.com/images/Valley%20of%20the%20Kings.jpg (Valley of the Kings) End Slide 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7nHcRIJS_Q

  7. Correct Question 2

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  9. 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 End Slide 1

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  12. Thanks for exploring Egypt! Nile River Great Pyramids Camels Quiz Yourself Slide 1