Explore these sites to learn about the ancient Egyptian pyramids. Includes illustrations and interactive sites. There are links to eThemes Resources on angles and triangles, Modern Egypt, and ancient culture.
Learn about symbolic meaning of Egyptian pyramids and how they were built. Explore pyramids' structure and layout. Select "Challenge" link to estimate height, area, and weight of The Great Pyramid of Khufu.
These sites are about ancient Egyptian tombs and mummies. Includes information about the tombs of Pharaohs, craftsmen, scribes, and workers in/near the pyramids and the Valley of the Kings, as well as sites on Egyptian religion, burial practices, and beliefs about the afterlife. Also includes games, a quiz, and student-created websites. There are also links to the related eThemes Resources about ancient Egypt and the pyramids.
These sites are about angles and triangles. See examples of acute, obtuse, and right angles as well as examples of equilateral, isosceles, and scalene triangles. Many sites include interactive Java and quizzes.