Cairo: Living Past Living Future is an interactive web unit designed specifically with K-12 students and educators in mind. This unit will allow you to explore this history, culture, society, geography, and environment of this fascinating city that sits at the crossroads between ancient and modern, east and west, tradition and innovation.

Explore the history of the city through each important era in history, from the times of the Pharaohs to the present day. Learn about the way that Cairo is planning to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Students and teachers alike will find resources, activities, and multimedia links that will heighten your understanding of this fascinating city, its cultures, faiths and people.

Begin your experience by selecting from one of the links below.

Students IntroEducators Intro

Copyright 2000
Outreach Program
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
The University of Texas at Austin

This unit was made possible in part by a grant from the Texas Council for the Humanities,
a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.