Embedded You Tube video and 3D multimedia play a key role at the site, especially in the engaging Rebuilding Ancient Temples exposition and the Ancient Videos section.keep up-to-date on Ancient Egypt news and website updates via Mark’s bi-monthly newsletter and take your hand at some of his quizzes.Here's our brief guide to the contraceptives of yesteryear. Amorous Ancient Egyptian women used crocodile pooh pessaries.Documents dating back to 1850BC refer to this method of contraception.The Hieroglyphics section contains Ancient Egyptian Mathematics Problems to see if you could “survive” in the world of Egyptian numerals and mathematics and a chance to play the ancient game of Senet.The Pyramids and Temples section is a virtual tour featuring plenty of great pictures of the temples at Karnak, Luxor, Dendara, Philae, and Ramses II.Overall, a great introduction to ancient Egypt for kids, though the layout and multimedia are not as fresh and enticing as what can be found at other sites aimed at children.Egypt’s Golden Empire The New Kingdom resources offered at this site are designed to help you use the PBS “Egypt’s Golden Empire” video series and companion Web site in secondary social studies, civics, religion, and language arts classes.
Actually by 'couples' we mean 'women' - not much has changed there!
Visitors to the site can also examine a wall relief in the Pharaoh section and try to identify objects in a museum.
Finally, there is a “staff room” to help teachers use the site.
Beavers Women in north America sought to prevent conception by soaking dried beaver testicles in a strong solution of alcohol and then drinking deep of the resulting brew.
Whether it was effective is not recorded - but it certainly kept the beaver population down.