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King Tut: Was he murdered? A World History CSI Investigation on Ancient Egypt! Engaging!
This King Tut CSI lesson is included in the much larger Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia Bundle and the CSI World History Bundle:
In this highly-engaging King Tut CSI investigation, students analyze and investigate the death of ancient Egypt's youngest pharaoh, King Tut.
Students are introduced to the background of King Tutankhamun, the role of pharaohs in ancient Egypt, the chaos created by his father Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten), and the mystery surrounding his death.
Students investigate possible murder motives from two close advisors (Aye and Horemheb), the likelihood of an infectious disease, and the DNA results that shows a bone condition. Students also analyze a variety of Tut's x-rays to deepen the investigation!
Lastly, students can ask additional questions (and conduct research) as an extension or enrichment opportunity, then complete a briefing report to the State Department where they break down what happened to King Tut!
Tons of fun, engaging, and easy to implement! Turn your students into detectives!
A ful teacher key as well as a Google 1:1 version are included as well!
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