EGYPT By Nicole Helms. Where is Egypt located? The Red Sea is next to Egypt The Red Sea is next to Egypt The Mediterranean Sea is north of Egypt The Mediterranean

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> EGYPT By Nicole Helms </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Where is Egypt located? The Red Sea is next to Egypt The Red Sea is next to Egypt The Mediterranean Sea is north of Egypt The Mediterranean Sea is north of Egypt Libya is next to Egypt Libya is next to Egypt The Sudan is south of Egypt The Sudan is south of Egypt Jordan is next to Egypt Jordan is next to Egypt There are six cites in Egypt There are six cites in Egypt Cairo is the capital of Egypt Cairo is the capital of Egypt Egypt is in the northern hemisphere Egypt is in the northern hemisphere Egypt is in Africa Egypt is in Africa e </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Where is Egypt, continued Pyramids are around the capital of Egypt Pyramids are around the capital of Egypt There are long rivers going through Egypt There are long rivers going through Egypt </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> What is the Climate in Egypt? In Egypt, it almost never rains In Egypt, it almost never rains In Egypt, it is hot all day In Egypt, it is hot all day In Egypt, it is cool at night In Egypt, it is cool at night The sky is blue all the time The sky is blue all the time It might never rain It might never rain Every day, the sun is out Every day, the sun is out Sometimes, it is more than 100 degrees Sometimes, it is more than 100 degrees </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> What is Climate, continued What is Climate, continued You might never see a rain cloud You might never see a rain cloud Every spring the Nile river floods Every spring the Nile river floods Sahara has little rain Sahara has little rain Sahara is a type of desert Sahara is a type of desert Sahara has sand storms Sahara has sand storms </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> What do they wear in Egypt? Moms make cloth for clothing Moms make cloth for clothing Bedouins wear long robes Bedouins wear long robes Robes are made out of cotton or wool Robes are made out of cotton or wool Men wear pants with robes Men wear pants with robes Women wear dresses with robes Women wear dresses with robes </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Life as a kid Family ties are very strong Family ties are very strong Kids often grow up near many relatives Kids often grow up near many relatives Kids must learn at an early age Kids must learn at an early age Both boys and girls go to school together Both boys and girls go to school together Boys work in a field when they conplete school Boys work in a field when they conplete school Girls help with the cleaning and cooking Girls help with the cleaning and cooking </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> What Holidays Does Egypt Have? Muslims celebrate three major festivals: Moulid el-Nabi, Eid el- Ahda, and Eid el Fitr Muslims celebrate three major festivals: Moulid el-Nabi, Eid el- Ahda, and Eid el Fitr At Moulid el-Nabi, they mark the birth of the Prophet Muhammad and have a big meal. They sell candy dolls. At Moulid el-Nabi, they mark the birth of the Prophet Muhammad and have a big meal. They sell candy dolls. Eid el-Ahda takes place after their annual pilgrimage to Mecca, which their holy place Eid el-Ahda takes place after their annual pilgrimage to Mecca, which their holy place Eid el Fitr is celebrated at the end of Ramadan. During Ramadan they fast during the day and only eat after sunset Eid el Fitr is celebrated at the end of Ramadan. During Ramadan they fast during the day and only eat after sunset Horses are decorated for festivals Horses are decorated for festivals Festivals take place in tents Festivals take place in tents Homes are decorated for festivals Homes are decorated for festivals Some people have a big meal at home Some people have a big meal at home </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> What Natural Resources Does Egypt Have? Steel is a natural resource Steel is a natural resource 40 percent of people work at farms 40 percent of people work at farms 20 percent private businesses 20 percent private businesses 8-11 percent unemployed 8-11 percent unemployed Cotton is a natural resource Cotton is a natural resource </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> What National Monuments Does Egypt have? The Egyptians built pyramids The Egyptians built pyramids Egyptians studied the stars and sky Egyptians studied the stars and sky There are tombs in Egypt There are tombs in Egypt Mummies live in pyramids Mummies live in pyramids Powerful reminders of its ancient past Powerful reminders of its ancient past Ancient Egyptian works of art tell a story Ancient Egyptian works of art tell a story </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> What Games and Sports does Egypt Have? Football is called soccer Football is called soccer There are sports clubs in Egypt There are sports clubs in Egypt Most sports are expensive for people Most sports are expensive for people the Al Ahla club and the Zamalek club are top soccer teams in Egypt the Al Ahla club and the Zamalek club are top soccer teams in Egypt Like to play polo, squash, basketball, swimming and handball Like to play polo, squash, basketball, swimming and handball </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> What Language do they Speak? Arabic Arabic Welcome Marhaba Welcome Marhaba Thank-you - Shukran Thank-you - Shukran Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> What Food do they Eat? Some people eat Greek food Some people eat Greek food Lunch is their main meal Lunch is their main meal Felufel are fried balls or chick peas and wheat Felufel are fried balls or chick peas and wheat Denner is a small meal Denner is a small meal Desserts are sweet cakes and puddings Desserts are sweet cakes and puddings People eat a lot of food in Egypt People eat a lot of food in Egypt </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Animals Camels, horses, water buffalos, snakes, lizards rats, mice, bats Camels, horses, water buffalos, snakes, lizards rats, mice, bats Every winter, more than a billion birds fly through Egypt Every winter, more than a billion birds fly through Egypt Birds come from Europe Birds come from Europe People have to protect some rare birds People have to protect some rare birds </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> Cairo Cairo is the capital city of Egypt Cairo is the capital city of Egypt At night, the streets of Cairo are filled with people shopping or walking or eating At night, the streets of Cairo are filled with people shopping or walking or eating Visitors often arrive in Cairo Visitors often arrive in Cairo </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> School in Egypt By the age of 15, kids can read and write By the age of 15, kids can read and write Formal education for kids starts at age 5 Formal education for kids starts at age 5 Poor families dont send their kids to school Poor families dont send their kids to school Some kids earn money or help their parents in their family business Some kids earn money or help their parents in their family business </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> Population 82 million people live there 82 million people live there Most people live in cities and villages along the Nile River Most people live in cities and villages along the Nile River </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> Meaning of the Flag Red means the bloody struggle Red means the bloody struggle Black means the end of oppression Black means the end of oppression White means hope White means hope </li> </ul>

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