Each guide contains

  • Reference material for teachers
  • Teacher-developed lesson plans
  • Hands-on activities for students
  • Full-color map transparencies
  • Primary source material
  • Resource guide (a source list of books, audio-visual materials, web resources, and project supplies)

Our award-winning curriculum guides for teachers are based on the collections and resources of the Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago. Each guide has been developed and tested by teachers, in collaboration with Oriental Institute faculty and museum educators. These comprehensive guides meet national and local standards in the subject areas of social studies, language arts, fine arts, science, and mathematics.

Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Explore the “cradle of civilization,” which gave the world its earliest writing system, first cities, and earliest evidence of the rule of law.

$49.95 + $10 shipping.

Life in Ancient Nubia

Ebony, ivory, gold, and feathers are but a few of the natural treasures traded by Nubia, a land that once ruled ancient Egypt.

$34.95 + $10 shipping.

Life in Ancient Egypt

Journey to the land of the pharaohs, where splendor stretched from this life to the afterlife in the form of elaborate temples, tombs, and pyramids.

We have assembled a collection of 16 beautiful slides of our favorite objects in the Egyptian gallery and provided interesting facts for each artifact. Beginning July 1, these packets will be included free of charge while supplies last in all of the Life in Ancient Egypt curriculum guides. They are also sold individually $6.95 at the Suq. Order number: SKU#9160. Cost for shipping is $10.00. We have only a limited number of these slide collections so don’t miss out. Get yours today!

$34.95 + $10 shipping.

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