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Ancient Egypt Gallery Guided Exploration
Includes a 30-minute Guided Tour of the Ancient Egypt Gallery and a related 30-minute hands-on activity.
The Ptolemaic period (323-30 BC) comes to life in the Ancient Egypt Gallery. Students will 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, learn how modern technology revealed some of this mummy’s secrets, and then explore hieroglyphics and create a replica of an ancient Egyptian artifact.
Layered Experience: Pairs well with Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs (Planetarium Show) and Forensic Crime Lab (Class).
Program Type: Guided Explorations Subject: History & Social Studies, English & Language Arts
Cost: $5.25 per student & chaperone
This gallery stimulates the imagination, encourages exploration, and invites 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: English & Language Arts
Cost: $2.00 per student & chaperone
Magic Tree House Space Mission
A mysterious “M” sends the adventurous 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 fans and school audiences alike.
Layered Experience: Pairs well with The Art of Astronomy (Class), Solar System Gallery (Guided Tour), or Astronomy (Guided Exploration).
Magic Tree House Space Mission is preceded by a live, presenter-led tour of the current seasonal night sky.
Program Type: Planetarium Shows Subject: English & Language Arts, Earth & Space Science
Cost: $6.75 per student & chaperone