It's 756 ft long on each side, 450 ft high and is composed of 2,300,000 blocks of stone, each about 2 1/2 tons in weight. and the whole structure is perfectly oriented to the points of the compass. Even in the 19th century, it was the tallest building in the world and, at the age of 4,500 years, it is the only one of the famous "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" that still stands. Even today it remains the most massive building on Earth. It is the Great Pyramid of Khufu, at Giza, Egypt.

It's 756 ft long on each side, 450 ft high and is composed of 2,300,000 blocks of stone, each about 2 1/2 tons in weight. and the whole structure is perfectly oriented to the points of the compass. Even in the 19th century, it was the tallest building in the world and, at the age of 4,500 years, it is the only one of the famous "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" that still stands. Even today it remains the most massive building on Earth. It is the Great Pyramid of Khufu, at Giza, Egypt.

The Great Pyramid (Pyramid of Khufu) was built as a tomb for the 4th dynasty Pharaoh Khufu and is thought to have been begun in 2584BC.

The Great Pyramid (Pyramid of Khufu) was built as a tomb for the 4th dynasty Pharaoh Khufu and is thought to have been begun in 2584BC.

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Activities: Make a Seven Wonders of the World Brochure.  Could easily be turned into 7 people, 7 events that changed America, 7 scientific elements,etc

Activities: Make a Seven Wonders of the World Brochure. Could easily be turned into 7 people, 7 events that changed America, 7 scientific elements,etc

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Leaning Tower of Pisa - Tuscany, Italy - Seven Wonders of the Medieval World

Leaning Tower of Pisa - Tuscany, Italy - Seven Wonders of the Medieval World

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The Great Wall of China – one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World - a reminder that the civilizations of China and the times of Lao Tzu and Confucius reached great heights of wisdom and illumination well before there was a stirring of culture in the west.

The Great Wall of China – one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World - a reminder that the civilizations of China and the times of Lao Tzu and Confucius reached great heights of wisdom and illumination well before there was a stirring of culture in the west.

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