What were the Egyptian pyramids made from?
A team activity that results in team debating how the pyramids were actually built.
Teams work on either a case for Dimensional Stone, cut from a quarry face and transported to site while the other team build a case for an early precast work, hydraulic lime morter was cast in situ blocks and erected on the site of the pyramid before a final render was applied.
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|Subject(s)||Engineering, Earth science, Techniques and procedures, Enquiries and investigations, Science, Practical work|
|Tags||Construction, logistics, pyramids, engineering, labour, concrete, cement, mortar, Stone, quarry, quarries, Pharaoh, egyption, egypt|
|Age||11-14, 14-16, 16-19, FE/HE|
|Last updated||26 March 2018|