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Egyptomania Series Program 4: Animals

from Cleveland Museum of Art

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Discover the ingenuity of one of the world's earliest civilizations through this lively series of four videoconferences just for elementary students:

4. Animals
Why were so many Egyptian gods part human - part animal? This lesson explores how ancient Egyptians observed animal behavior and ascribed animal characteristics to their gods. Students participate in a game to help them classify and link animals with their natural environment.

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Cost

By Request: $145.00
By Request Premium: $130.00


Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration. Payment is due in full within 30 days of receiving the invoice. Invoices are sent upon program completion.

Length

45-60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Language Arts/English


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability.

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Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, OH
United States

Distance Learning at The Cleveland Museum of Art allows classes to connect with the CMA and enrich their studies of history, language arts, science, math and the visual arts through our collection of art and artifacts from around the world. Through live, interactive videoconferencing, students participate in conversations with museum educators that are two-way and fully interactive. Programs are designed for grades K-12 and are aligned with ODE academic standards.

Contact:
Diane Cizek
DLBooking@clevelandart.org
2167072468

Program Details

Format

1. Open with discussion on students’ previous knowledge on Egyptian figures.
2. Explain that animals were metaphorical.
3. View example of animal representations in sculpture and painting and discuss depiction of gods in the guise of animals.
4. Compare and contrast significant Egyptian animals and modern animals.
5. Classification of animals graphic organizer interactivity throughout videoconference.

Objectives

Through the introduction and interpretation of artifacts from the CMA’s Egyptian collection, students will…
1. Explore how ancient Egyptians observed animal behavior and ascribed animal traits and characteristics to their gods.
2. Learn how animals were used in Egyptian stories and myths to explain human behavior and the workings of the universe.
3. Be able to identify an animal’s physical characteristics that link it to its natural environment.
4. Classify animals found in ancient and modern Egypt by their scientific family.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.

State Standards

All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.