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Mummies Made In Egypt


MSRP: $29.95
Price: $23.95
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Order Number: 126.0054
Format : DVD
Theme: Technology can help us learn more about people and cultures from the past...like ancient Egypt.

 

This book describes the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt.

LeVar explores mummies and learns about the art of conserving Egyptian artifacts at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. CT scan technology provides an inside look at a mummy thousands of years old, and a forensic expert recreates the head of a mummy using intricate skull dimensions.

Author: Aliki
Publisher: HarperCollins
 
Field Trip Segment
That’s a Mummy?– Kids on the show answer the question “What is a Mummy?”
At the Museum – the Egyptian Mummies at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. Later, Dr. Raymond Evenhouse recreates the skull and face of a mummy.
Meet Mimi  – Leveque tells about conservation and cleaning of mummified artifacts. See a mummified cat, lamb and crocodile. 
Review BooksA Peddler’s Dream by Janice Shefelman; Alvin Ailey by Andrea Davis Pinkney; Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Treeby William Miller. 

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide

Use this episode to further enhance your  math and science curriculums. 
Math Concepts:
patterns, geometric shapes, metric system, measurement, problem solving. 
Science Concepts: evaporation, decomposition, preservation, problem solving. 
Click here for Science Teacher’s Guide
Click here for Math Teacher’s Guide

Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Science comes Alive"

Click here for Parent/Family Activity 
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Ideal for Grades: K -4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©GPN / WNED-TV
series #126
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