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CHAPTER 5: Ancient Egypt and Kush
LESSON 1 The Nile River
Slide 1 - Tekstslide
When did it happen?
Slide 2 - Tekstslide
When did it happen?
By 5000 b.c., hunters and gatherers had moved into the Nile River valley. They settled there, farmed the land, and built villages. These people became the earliest Egyptians.
Slide 3 - Tekstslide
Where in the world?
The Nile River flows north from the heart of Africa to the Mediterranean Sea, about 4,000 miles.
Two rivers meet to form the Nile. They are the Blue Nile in eastern Africa and the White Nile in central Africa. The water forms rapids where the rivers meet (cataracts). Large ships cannot sail through the cataracts.
Slide 4 - Tekstslide
The Nile runs through a narrow valley, just before it reaches the Mediterranean Sea, it divides into many branches.
These branches spread out over an area of rich soil. This area is called a delta.
Deserts also lie on both sides of the Nile River valley.
Because the deserts were so hot, the ancient Egyptians called
them “the Red Land.” These areas kept outside armies away from
Slide 5 - Tekstslide
How were the Egyptians protected by their physical environment?
The Nile River provided water for drinking and
growing crops .
Cataracts kept out invaders.
Marshy delta kept out enemies.
Slide 6 - Tekstslide
Let's review some of the most important facts we've learned so far about the Nile River!
Slide 7 - Tekstslide
Where is the Nile River located?
Slide 8 - Quizvraag
How long is it?
About 1,000 miles
Less than 3,000 miles
About than 400 miles
About 4,000 miles
Slide 9 - Quizvraag
What resources did it provide to the Egyptian civilization?
Slide 10 - Open vraag
Why did people settle near it?
Slide 11 - Open vraag
Answer on classroom:
Taking into consideration the different characteristics of both river valleys...
How were the Egyptians different from the Mesopotamians ?