EXPLORE ANCIENT EGYPT – Museum Galleries
60 minutes – $5.25/student
Includes free self-guiding time in Museum Galleries before or after the program.
Curriculum Target Grade: 3
Students explore ancient Egypt and examine a full-size reproduction of a tomb wall, attempt using everyday ancient Egyptian objects such as an Egyptian pillow and a scribe palette, or even try on some Egyptian clothing. They “mummify” a classmate in an interactive demonstration and then mummify a carrot to take back to school.
KH-023 Describe characteristics of daily life in an ancient society.
VH-007 Express interest in and curiosity about people, events, and ways of life in the past.
KH-024 Give examples of customs, stories, and traditions of an ancient society.
KH-025 Describe ways in which members of an ancient society expressed themselves.
KH-021 Recognize the continuity of cultures, traditions, and practices over time.
KH-022 Recognize that communities change over time.
KH-026 Give examples of the enduring contributions of an ancient society.
VH-008 Value the enduring contributions of societies of the past