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Explore Ancient Egypt

Find out what life was like 9000 years ago in Ancient Egypt. Study heiroglyphs and ancient mummies and see what they tell us about Egypt both long ago and today. Great on an interactive whiteboard using full screen option.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Ancient Egypt

A masterpiece! You can find out information from the evidence itself, play the games that the Egyptians played, find out about the Ancient Egyptians through stories and artefacts. For children 7 - 13 years of age this would be our first choice!

Pupils
7-14 year olds
Ten Facts About Ancient Egypt

Travel back in time 5,000 years to discover ten fascinating facts about the Ancient Egyptians. It includes links to further information about Egyptian gods, heiroglyphics, Tutankhamun and how to make a mummy.

Pupils
9-14 year olds
Discovering Ancient Egypt

Subjects covered include Pyramids and Temples, Kings and Queens, hieroglyphic writing and Egyptian mathematics.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
Pyramids - The Inside Story

Follow an excavation and discover how archaeological finds from the pyramids help us to understand life in ancient Egypt. Find out who built the pyramids and how old they are.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
The Great Pyramid

Explore inside the pyramid of Khufu in Egypt. Excellent photographs illustrate this virtual tour.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Ancient Greeks

Seven learner guides and three class clip videos on the Ancient Greeks from the BBC.

Teachers, Pupils
7-11 year olds
Mysteries of the Nile

Explore Ancient Egypt through QuickTime movies and read about how archaeologists' attempts to raise an obelisk in an investigation to find out how the Egyptians went about this task.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Ancient Greece - The Argo Odyssey

Argo the dog is missing! He was last spotted at the Olympics. Can you find Argo? There are lots of mini-games and puzzles about life in Ancient Greece.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
BMAG for Kids

The Birmingham Museum site for kids has child-friendly interactive information and activities on Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, the Victorians and World War 2. Each era has an interactive timeline.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
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