Ancient Egypt and The Gift of the Nile Video

Video title: The Gift of the Nile

Use this Elementary World History video entitled The Gift of the Nile to study the major achievements of the ancient Egyptian civilization, including the construction of the Sphinx and the Great Pyramid; the use of hieroglyphics as a form of picture-writing; and the organization of a government led by pharaohs.

With this video you will identify the major achievements of the ancient Egyptian civilization, which grew up along the fertile banks of the River Nile. They include the construction of the Sphinx and the Great Pyramid, the use of hieroglyphics as a form of picture-writing, and the organization of a government led by pharaohs.

 

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Ancient Egypt and The Gift of the Nile Video . Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Egyptians and The Nile River. Learn about The Gift of the Nile. Study the remarkable story of human advancement from the Stone Age to the Mesopotamian civilizations while learning important developments, such as the invention of the wheel.
  • Survey the important developments that occurred in western Europe during the Stone Age, including the discovery of fire, the invention of the wheel and tools made from flint and bone, the creation of a spoken language, farming and the domestication of animals, and the formation of tribes and the construction of villages.
  • Identify the major achievements of the ancient Egyptian civilization, including the construction of the Sphinx and the Great Pyramid, the use of hieroglyphics as a form of picture-writing, and the organization of a government led by pharaohs.
  • Name the two major rivers of Mesopotamia, or the Fertile Crescent, and survey the major achievements of the various ancient peoples who inhabited Mesopotamia, including the Babylonians, Phoenicians, Assyrians, and Persians.
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