Scorpions, Kings, and Egypt – Learning Links

(Last Updated On: October 4, 2015)

Learning Links for Scorpions, Kings, and Egypt

Film:  Scorpion King

Reading Level: Moderate

Created by: ClassBrain Staff

Topic:  Science

 

The Rock in Scorpion King

The Rock in Scorpion King

 

Official Site

At the official site of the movie, The Scorpion King you can go behind the scenes, choose a character and battle through different games, get the soundtrack, see the trailer or purchase tickets in advance.

Source:              Universal Studios

Reading Level:   Moderate

 

The Ancient Egypt Site

There are many options to explore at this site all about Ancient Egypt.  You’ll find history, Saqqara, the City of the Dead, the language of the time, an alphabetical list of keywords, and a bibliography for further exploration.

Source:              Jacques Kinnaer

Reading Level:   Moderate

 

Make Your Own Cartouche

A cartouche is a nameplate the Ancient Egyptians used for important figures such as the king, queen, and high-ranking officials in the kingdom.  Learn how to create your very own using Hieroglyphic symbols.

Source:              Harcourt School Publishers

Reading Level:   Moderate

 

Language of Egypt

To learn the language of Ancient Egypt follow this step-by-step initiation into hieroglyphic writing, different types of signs, and grammar of the Middle Kingdom. Also learn the names of the pharaohs.

Source:              Jacques Kinnaer

Reading Level:   Moderate

 

Life in Ancient Egypt

This is an introduction to The Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.  Get a close-up of ancient artifacts, gods & religion, and funerary customs.  Teacher resources are available.

Source:              Carnegie Museum of Natural History Exhibitions

Reading Level:   Moderate

 

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Take a look at the seven wonders of the ancient world including, The Great Pyramid of Giza, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, The Statue of Zeus at Olympia…and you’ll have to visit to see the rest!

Source:              Alaak Ashmaury

Reading Level:   Moderate

 

DarkHorse -Comic

Now coming to a comic book near you, The Scorpion King in a two-issue series! Follow Mathayus through daring escapades and watch him uncover powers to help him rule the world.

Source:              Dark Horse Comics

Reading Level:   Moderate

 

Reading Level: Moderate

 

History Channel Pays Homage To Real King Scorpion

This article explains how the History Channel joined with The Rock to bring you, “The Real Scorpion King.”  Read this writer’s take on the sketchy details surrounding the life of the Egyptian ruler.

Source:              Tampa Bay Online, Media General, Inc.

Reading Level:   Advanced

 

The Archaic or Early Dynastic Period of Egypt

Find out the myths surrounding this matter of increasing archaeological interest from a historical point of view.  This time period was infused with fierce power struggles and bitter battles.

Source:              Kelley L. Ross, Ph.D.

Reading Level:   Advanced

 

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