Teaching overview

Learning points

  • Archaeologists have uncovered an ancient necropolis near the city of Minya in Egypt.
  • Drones are being used to help conservationists to track turtles.
  • CIMON is a floating robot that will help astronauts on the International Space Station.

Curriculum keywords

  • Archaeology
  • Conservation
  • Space
  • STEM

Spark a discussion

  • What have archaeologists uncovered in Egypt? What else do you think they could discover? What can archaeology teach us?
  • Why are turtles threatened? Why are drones being used to help conservationists track turtles? What else do you think drones could be useful for?
  • Why is CIMON the robot being sent to the International Space Station? Can you think of other places where CIMON would be useful? What would you ask CIMON to do?

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