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Hieroglyph Holiday


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Hieroglyph Holiday

In this activity about archaeology, learners will explore different Egyptian hieroglyphs and recognize their meanings and uses. They will also create their own hieroglyphs and use both to write messages. This is a wonderful activity to promote critical thinking and creativity.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
30 to 45 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Blank Paper
  • Markers or Pencils
  • Access to Copy of Egyptian Alphabet

Subjects


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth's History
      • Archeology
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Technology
      • Information and Communication

Informal Categories


  • Historical Reenactment

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves teamwork and communication skills
  • Links STEM to other topics of interest such as arts and humanities
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, COSI Columbus, ©2009

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