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Building Pharaoh's Ship
NOVA searches for answers to a tantalizing archaeological mystery: Were the ancient Egyptians a seafaring people? "Building Pharaoh's Ship" explores this long-debated question through an extraordinary boatbuilding experiment.
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Welcome to NOVA's "Lesson Ideas." This new feature mines NOVA's vast library to bring you a robust selection of interactives, video clips, and lesson plans you can use to make science come alive for your students. Come back each week for a new collection centered on a different topic area.
Subject areas covered: Social Studies, Anthropology/Archaeology, Technology/Engineering

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Introduce the Program and Topics Present the program's overall science
or career topics to your students.
 
EXPLORE ANCIENT EGYPT
Use these resources to provide background for the lesson ideas suggested in the "Learn the Science" and "Discover Careers" sections.
 


Learn the Science Introduce key science topics and concepts with these media-rich resources.  
DISCOVER ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BUILDING PRACTICES
Understand how ancient Egyptians created some of the greatest wonders on Earth.

INVESTIGATE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS AS SEAFARING PEOPLE
Explore evidence that Egyptians were among the greatest shipbuilders of the ancient world.
 


Discover Careers See what it's like to work in the field.  
Related Careers
Find out about careers related to ancient Egypt.
 


 
   
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