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The Time Compass: Ancient Egypt

19 minutes 31 seconds

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From the annual flooding of the Nile to the mysteries of the Rosetta stone, students learn key facts about ancient Egyptian civilization. The episode includes a sequence on Napoleon's visit to Egypt, the subsequent establishment of "Egyptology," and the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb. It concludes with the Roman defeat of Cleopatra and Marc Antony.

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Runtime: 19 minutes 31 seconds

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Episode 1
19 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 2
17 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 3
19 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 4
15 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 5
19 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 6
16 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 7
18 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 8
14 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 9
19 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
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Episode 10
16 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8

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    Eileen S. (Holland Patent, NY)
    January 6th, 2021 at 06:16 AM

    The Time Compass Series is a wonderful resource for my 6th grade Social Studies curriculum.

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    Gary B. (Sandy, UT)
    November 15th, 2019 at 03:28 PM

    Great materials that are very helpful in my classroom.

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    Abdul W. (Smyrna, TN)
    January 25th, 2019 at 12:30 AM

    Wonderful Series!!!

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    Anonymous (Henderson, NV)
    April 25th, 2016 at 02:20 PM

    Perfect content