How people built Egypt’s pyramids – level 1

21-05-2024 07:00

Scientists know better how people build Egypt’s pyramids over 4,000 years ago.

A team from the University of North Carolina finds an old part of the River Nile. It is now dry. We believe that Egyptians move big stones on the river. They use the stones to build the pyramids. But scientists do not know where the river is, until now. This dry river shows that people can move the stones all year. Now, we understand more about how the building happens. We also know that Egypt looks different in the past.

Pyramids are in groups because they are near the river. In the future, we will learn more about what Egypt looks like in the past.

Difficult words: pyramid (an old stone structure in Egypt and other countries), dry (not wet), future (time which will come).

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What discovery did the team from the University of North Carolina make and how does it contribute to our understanding of how the pyramids were built?


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