Option 2 “Pieces of the Past”
1. View the videos and read the article found at the links below.
On the Ziggurat:
On the Pyramids at Giza:
2. These three amazing structures come from three different time periods and cultures. Yet there are many similarities between the three structures. After viewing the videos and article above, go to Discussion Board forum Unit 4 and discuss the similarities you see with reference to:
- Construction techniques and materials.
- Purpose or function of the structure.
- Relationship to religious beliefs and/or astronomical phenomenon.