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Ancient Egypt Gallery
The Ptolemaic period (323–30 BC) comes to life in the Ancient Egypt Gallery. Students learn about the ancient Egyptians’ civilization, beliefs, and customs, along with 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.
Program Type: Guided Explorations, Guided Tours Subject: Science as Inquiry, History & Social Studies, English & Language Arts
Cost: Guided Tour: $1.25 per student & chaperone; Guided Investigation: $4.75 per student & chaperone
This gallery stimulates a child’s imagination and encourages exploration and creative play. After a trip through the Children’s Playhouse, young chefs can enjoy nutrition oriented role play in the kitchen center while little engineers operate the wooden train. Puzzles, books, and games provide plenty of additional opportunities for learning and fun!
Program Type: Hands-On Galleries Subject: Science as Inquiry, English & Language Arts
Cost: $1.25 per student & chaperone
Magic Tree House Space Mission
A mysterious “M” sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. This beautifully-produced show is great for Magic Tree House® book series fans of all ages and school audiences alike.
Program Type: Planetarium Shows Subject: English & Language Arts, Earth & Space Science
Cost: $6.50 per student & chaperone
Our Moon: Myths & Folktales
Students are captivated by and respond to folktales that were once told to explain our Moon. After story time, students use their imaginations to create projects which are used as inspiration for writing their own stories of our Moon.
Program Type: Classes Subject: Art, English & Language Arts
Cost: $6.75 per student & chaperone