This 2nd grade unit is all about Ancient Egypt. There are language art standards integrated with science standards as well as a few social studies standards and mathematics standards. There are many activities for students to do to learn about the many different aspects of Egypt. Some of these aspects include the Nile River, the pyramids, the desert and the culture of the people of ancient Egypt. This unit's main focus is geology, paleontology, archaeology, and anthropology. The activities within this unit focuses on these digging sciences and many of them require students to get a little messy by digging in the dirt or sand boxes.