MUMMIES – Museum Galleries
60 minutes – $5.25/student
Includes free self-guiding time in Museum Galleries before or after the program.
Curriculum Target Grade: 8
Students learn about ancient Egyptian beliefs and culture, see authentic ancient Egyptian artifacts, participate in a simulated mummification of a life-size manikin, and mummify their own carrot to take home.
8-KG-038 Identify defining characteristics of societies in Egypt from 3500 to 500 BCE.
8-VH-009 Appreciate the historical significance of early societies.
8-KE-054 Describe technologies and tools in an early society of Egypt.
8-KI-013 Describe life for various groups in an early society of Egypt.
8-KI-014 Describe the art, architecture, and science of an early society of Egypt.
8-KH-030 Describe the impact and significance of the development of writing in an early society of Egypt.
8-VH-010 Value the study of early societies as a way of understanding contemporary life.