Welcome Teachers! The content and activities included here can be used to prepare students for their trip to the museum, or simply to supplement classroom learning. Please visit often. New content is added every month!
In this Africa pdf you will find curricular materials and activities about African geography, masks, religion, demography and anthropology.
In this ancient Egypt pdf you will find a variety of curricular materials that you can use either in conjunction with a visit to the Penn Museum, or simply to support and compliment classroom study of ancient Egypt. Included here is reading content on pharaohs, mummies, pyramids, and hieroglyphs, in addition to quizzes with answer keys, and activities that focus on ancient Egyptian vocabulary. The materials span the subject areas of social studies, language arts, and math.
Attention Math Teachers! New Content! In this pdf are six activities entitled Ancient History Math Mystery, Ancient Numeration, Maya Ballcourt Math, Africa by Numbers, Ancient Egyptian Math, and Math of Domes. These activities cover various ancient number systems, including Roman and Shang oracle bone numerals, cuneiform, and Maya. Other activities cover, circumference, radius, area and perimeter; converting percents, decimals and fractions, and problem solving.