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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
The Traveling Trunk Show
Join our puppet pals Sheldon the Sheepdog and Frederick the Mouse on an imaginative, multidisciplinary exploration of the art and science of the seasons. Young students will enjoy songs, stories, and educational activities sprinkled with laughter and fun as they discover the exciting surprises awaiting them in the mysterious big red trunk!
Layered Experience: Pairs well with Flight of the Butterflies (Planetarium Show) and Beetles, Bugs, & Butterflies (Class).
Program Type: Interactive Educational Theater Subject: Life Science, Physical Science, Earth & Space Science
Cost: $6.75 per student & chaperone