Pyramids

The pyramids were built thousands of years ago. They were built to honor their Pharaohs, Gods and Goddesses. These days, they are one of the greatest tourist attractions.

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Pyramids

What looks like a pyramid?

A Triangle

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Animal Life
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Why are pyramids strong?

Pyramids are made of stones and rocks which are a kind of strong material. Pyramids are also made of triangular shapes and triangles provide strong resistance towards external forces. CD

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Ancient Egypt
Pyramids

What types of land are there in Egypt?

The Black Land and the Red Land.

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Length and Distance
Math History
Pyramids

How long is 1 meter?

1000 millimetres or 3ft 3.37 inches

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Cleopatra
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How did cleopatras father die?

We have no firm record of how Cleopatra's father died. However it was by natural causes, as opposed to murder by some means.

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Mayans
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How many years did it take to build a Mayan pyramid and who built them?

tetegrote

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Amazon River

How long is a chopstick?

9.5 inches mike zukin

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Ancient Egypt
King Tutankhamun
Pyramids

Are pyramids diamond shaped underground?

There's no reason you couldn't make one like that if you wanted to, but the ancient Egyptians didn't do it that way.

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How many blocks does a pyramid have?

The number of blocks depends on the size of the pyramid and the size of the blocks. The Great pyramid at Giza is estimated to have 2 million blocks each averaging about 2.5 tons. Some are much bigger weighing up to about 70tons.

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Great Pyramid of Giza

How long did it take to build an average pyramid in Egypt?

20-30 year?? The pyramid has 2.3 million stones, each weighing about 80 tons. To build the pyramid in 30 years means that each stone had to be cut, transported and laid on the pyramid every 5 seconds!

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Great Pyramid of Giza

What are the answers for A Great Pyramid Puzzle?

Across:

3. sarcophagus

5. papyrus

7. sphinx

9. delta

11. Nefertiti

12. Memphis

14. Khufu

15. pharaoh

17. canopic

18. temenos

19. Taeled

Down

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How is limestone used in a coalmine and a railway and a steelworks?

Coal mining: Areas where limestone is found often have coal deposits

Steel making: Limestone is used as catalyst in the smelting process from ore to liquid iron.

Railways: ballast on which the track rests is usually limestone. It was used as a building material mainly for road bridges and station buildings

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Geometry
Pyramids

Are pyramids made up from equilateral triangle?

it can be made up of isosceles or equilateral triangles

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Who designed the worlds first pyramid?

The ancient Egyptians made the pyramids

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What is the grand gallery in a pyramid?

The Grand Gallery is the hallway leading up to the King's Chamber.

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How did Ancient Pyramids impact on the world today?

Even though the pyramids are centuries old thet have stood time , it was built with the help of slaves, and no machinery at all which is used today.

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How did geography of land in Egypt serve as a natural barrier to protect the Egyptians?

The Mediterranean Sea to the north was hard to cross

The Red Sea to the east was to hard to cross

The Cataracts to the south were to dangerous

The Desert to the west was to dangerous and hot to travel through

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Pyramids
Great Pyramid of Giza

Why were pyramids built so big?

Pyramids were build so big because each Pharaoh wanted to show they were the best. In ancient Egypt the bigger the pyramid the wealthier you were, and each Pharaoh wanted to be bigger and better than the one before him.

they were also built so big to hold the wife too

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Pyramids
Mummies

What is a sarcophagus?

A sarcophagus is a stone container for a coffin or body. The word comes from Greek "sarx" meaning "flesh", and "phagein" meaning "to eat", so sarcophagus means "eater of flesh"....

Sarcophagi were usually made by being carved, decorated or built ornately. Some were built to be freestanding above ground, as a part of an elaborate tomb or tombs. Others were made for burial, or were placed in crypts. In Ancient Egypt, a sarcophagus was usually the external layer of protection for a royal mummy, with several layers of coffins nested within.
Sarcophagus: a coffin-like structure, hollow, used as a way to respect the dead by egyptians

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Track and Field
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How long is 10K race?

A 10K race is 10 kilometres long. The prefix 'kilo' means 1000. Therefore it would be 10 units of 1000 metres or 10,000 metres. It is 25 times around the inside lane (lane 1) of a standard olympic track (400 metre oval). One mile is 1609.344 metres (that will round off to the nearest millimetre). Therefore, 10K = 10,000/1609.344 or 6.213711922 miles. 10K = 6 miles 376 yards 4 and 25/32 inches

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Ancient Egypt
Pyramids

What does the name pyramid mean?

from the Greek pyramus meaning bread a reference to shape of a loaf of bread in ancient times.

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Pyramids

What is an energy pyramid?

A pyramid that shows the availability of energy that connects the consumers with the decomposer Shows the energy transfer between tropic levels. (10%) wrong

An energy pyramid shows that less and less food and energy is available as you go from the base to the top of the pyramid.

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Pyramids
Great Pyramid of Giza

What was the forerunner of the pyramid?

the mastaba

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Pyramids

Why were pyramids built in the valley of the kings?

They weren't. There are tombs in the valley of the kings, not pyramids.

Tombs were built there because of how easy it was to watch over, and because of tradition.

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Pyramids
Great Pyramid of Giza

Which kingdom were the Great Pyramids built in?

The Pyramids of Giza (including the Great Pyramid) were built during the Old Kingdom.

Most pyramids were built during the Old and Middle Kingdoms.

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