Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt 1. Use the index of The World Almanac Atlas of the World. Look up Mesopotamia. What page is the Mesopotamia region found on? ___________ What modern day country is located in this region? 2. What is the call number of the book, Science in Ancient Mesopotamia? 3. According to the encyclopedia, what does the name Mesopotamia mean? What is the name of the encyclopedia you used? ______________________ What page did you find the answer on? _____________________________ 4. According to the encyclopedia, the Sumerians developed a writing system called ____________________________. (In some encyclopedias you may look up Sumer and in some you may look up Sumerians.) What is the name of the encyclopedia you used? ______________________ What page did you find the answer on? _____________________________ 5. List 2 facts about Hammurabi. _______________________________ 6. Look up the word “polytheism” in the dictionary. Write the definition. _______________________________________________ 7. Use the index of The World Almanac Atlas of the World. Look up Egypt. What page is Egypt found on? _______________________ According to the Atlas, what is the area of Egypt in miles? ________________ What is the official language? __________________________________ 8. What is the call number of the book, The Egyptian News? 9. Where would you find the book, Egyptian Gods and Goddesses? 10.Look up “delta” in the dictionary. Write the definition that has to do with a river. 11.Look up “Ancient Civilizations” in the index of an almanac. Turn to those pages. Find the paragraph on “Egypt”. According to the almanac, Upper and Lower Egypt were united under which pharaoh? 12.Turn the page in the almanac and find the section “The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World”. Which wonder was found in Egypt? Which wonder was found in Babylon? ___________________________ 13.List 2 facts about Imhotep. __________________________________ 14.What is the title of a fiction book about Ancient Egypt? 15.What is the title of a video about pyramids? 16.Name 3 Egyptian gods. 17.Explain the Egyptian belief of an afterlife. 18.What is the call number of the book, Bury the Dead – Tombs, Corpses, Mummies, Skeletons, & Rituals? 19.Where would you find a book on “Hieroglyphs”? 20.Who was Hatshepsut? 21.How old was Tutankhamen when he died?
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