4 Exciting Lesson Activities for Teaching Ancient Egypt

If you're teaching an ancient Egypt unit for the first time, or if you are looking for some fresh and digital-friendly lesson plan ideas, your students will fall in love with Virtual Field Trips! Virtual field trips are an interactive and engaging way to bring social studies to life.

Educator, Alesa K. shared: "My students love these lessons! In the beginning of the year, they all said they hated social studies and now it's their favorite. Your lessons are so high quality."

I love hearing the impact that an engaging and meaningful lesson can have when it comes to changing a student's perspective on social studies. Here are 4 virtual field trips that will take your ancient Egypt unit to the next level.

1. Ancient Egypt Geography Virtual Field Trip

With today's technology, we can take geography up a notch with satellite imagery using Google Earth. Take your students around the world to learn about and explore: Upper & Lower Egypt, the Nile River, Nile Delta, Mediterranean Sea, the Sahara, and the Red Sea. This digital activity incorporates drag and drop map skills, and Google Earth to view these geographic locations up close!

Ancient Egypt Geography Virtual Field Trip for middle school to use on google classroom