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Ancient Egypt Gallery Guided Tour
The Ptolemaic period (323-30 BC) comes to life in the Ancient Egypt Gallery. Students learn about the ancient Egyptians’ civilization, beliefs, and customs, and how these people interacted with their Greek and Roman neighbors. Enter a recreated tomb which houses an authentic 2,300-year-old mummy, and learn how modern technology revealed some of this mummy’s secrets.
Layered Experience: Pairs well with Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs (Planetarium Show), Ancient Egypt & Its Art (Class), and Forensic Crime Lab (Class).
Program Type: Guided Tours Subject: Science as Inquiry, History & Social Studies, English & Language Arts
Cost: $1.50 per student & chaperone
Journaling: Learning to Look & Looking to Write
Unique activities in the art galleries encourage students to investigate original works of art while exploring three types of writing: argumentative, informational/explanatory, and narrative. Students examine primary and secondary sources, learn from one another through thoughtful discussions, and participate in journaling activities.
Program Type: Classes Subject: Art, English & Language Arts
Cost: $6.75 per student & chaperone