Unraveling Mummies: Modern Technology, Dissection, and Ancient Egypt, Grades 6-8
Modern technology allows us to view and study mummies like never before. Using CT scans and dissections of a real sheep heart, students dig into the culture, anatomy, beliefs, and mummification & burial practices exercised by ancient Egyptians. This laboratory experience combines these explorations of culture, anatomy, CT-scanning, organ function, and density to help students understand ancient Egyptian mummification as well as the application of modern technology in studying ancient cultures.
For a limited time, entrance into the traveling exhibition "Egypt: The Time of the Pharaohs" is included with this Field Trip Adventure! Let your students explore the distant past, exploring the myths and realities of ancient Egyptian culture through 350 objects, stunningly detailed models of once-lost cities and landscapes, and vivid interactive multimedia in this special traveling exhibition. Temporary exhibit entrance with a special, timed ticket is included when booking this Field Trip Adventure from February 28, 2022 to June 3, 2022.
A Spanish speaking bilingual educator may be available upon request. The museum can also provide Spanish program materials for students and chaperones.
1 chaperone per 10 students is required. Programs are currently limited to 20 students and 4 chaperones due to COVID-19 precautions. Face coverings are required during facilitated Field Trip Adventure programming in our indoor studios. Price: $235 per program.
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