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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, 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 Explorations, Guided Tours Subject: Science as Inquiry, History & Social Studies, English & Language Arts
Cost: Guided Tour: $1.25 per student & chaperone; Guided Exploration: $5.00 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
Mystery Crime Lab
Junior Forensic Scientists investigate and analyze the evidence at a staged crime scene to solve a mystery. Students experiment with blood typing; chromatography; fingerprinting; and other interdisciplinary, inquiry-based activities. This class requires the participation of at least six chaperones willing to serve as “forensic assistants”!
Program Type: Classes Subject: Science as Inquiry, English & Language Arts
Cost: $6.75 per student & chaperone