Math with Egyptian Hieroglyphs!

September 24th, 2012 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi! It’s Monday, September 24, 2012 and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

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Age Range: 8-16 (varies by website, with parental supervision)

Let’s Play Math: Egyptian Math in Hieroglyphs

This terrific blog (by a homeschool mom) offers a series of free math challenges using hieroglyphs. Designed for younger students (about 8-14), you’ll find several links to resources that include:

  • Hieroglyphic Addition & Subtraction This downloadable and printable pdf offers a few fun math problems in hieroglyphs for kids.
  • Ten Hieroglyphs Lessons -Learn more about hieroglyphs with ten free lessons including a lesson on “Numbers and Dates.”

From the main page, you can click on links to these other fun math activities too:

  • The Secret of the Pharaoh’s Treasure
  • The Mysterious Temporal Freeze
  • The Secret of Egyptian Fractions
  • The Puzzling Pythagorean Pebbles

Want more?  Explore this website…

Eyelid Productions: Ancient Egyptian Number Hieroglyphs

This commercial and ad-supported website is a treasure trove of Ancient Egyptian history that contains a small section devoted to number hieroglyphs complete with a few math problems you can solve using hieroglyphs. It’s geared for ages 10-16, and offers a fun way to learn a little math and history. Be sure to explore the rest of this site that includes information on pyramids, temples, kings and queens, mummification, etc.

 

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