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How To Make a Mummy

For Students 5th - 6th
In this How To Make a Mummy worksheet, students make an instruction manual for an embalmer in ancient Egypt. Student complete this by arranging 8 pages in the correct order and adding illustrations. The worksheet also includes 2...
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Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
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"Mummies--The Great Cover Up"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students wrap their mummy, use canopic-style jars for the preserved chicken organs and design and decorate a sarcophagus. They collect data by weighing, measuring and graphing their "mummy" and its organs.
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Where's My Mummy: Preservation Techniques

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
To observe preservation techniques firsthand, learners dry a flower in sand and compare cucumber slices soaked in salt water for a week with slices left out to dry in the open air. Video resources (not attached) include one about mummies...
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Egyptian Mummy Cases

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is an activity I'd like to do with my class! They researching the ins and outs of Egyptian culture, hieroglyphs, symbolism, and art, then use what they know to create realistic or stylized Mummy cases. These cases need to include...
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How to Make a Mummy Mask

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
With some plaster casting materials and a quick lesson on the ancient burial traditions of Egypt, your class can create amazing mummy masks. Listed here are all the tools, precautions, and steps needed for each child to make an Egyptian...
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Mummy Madness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a mummy using the mummification process. In this mummy lesson, students peel an apple and place the peeling in a baby food jar. They carve a face into their apple, dry it in salt and wrap it in toilet paper to bury. 
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You Wouldn't Want to be a Mummy.

For Teachers 5th - 6th
How did ancient Egyptians create those fascinating mummies? Find out how and why the Egyptians mummified their dead. Slides contain easy-to-read, simple text that describes the basics about Egyptian beliefs and burial practices. Quiz...
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Otzi: The Iceman Worksheet

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Learners work together to research and present their findings on the 20th century archaeological phenomenon of Ötzi the Iceman! This is a well-organized learning exercise that guides class members through researching the story of the...
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Mummy Tales

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research types of mummification. In this burial customs lesson, students work in groups to research different types of mummies and present their research to the class. Students compare and contrast the types of mummification.
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Symmetrical Mummy Drawings/Mixed Media

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore Egyptian culture, including mummification, and hieroglyphic writings. They create their own mummy case using paper and a variety of materials. Students use symmetry to create their mummy.
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Mummy Maze for Halloween

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this Halloween maze worksheet, students examine a picture of a mummy who is unwrapping himself from yards and yards of fabric. Students trace a path in the maze.
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THE SCIENCE OF MUMMIES

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore how new advancements in technology can lead to advancements in scientific knowledge, and specifically how new technologies are advancing the study of mummies.
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Egyptian Mummy Wordsearch

For Students 4th - 5th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are associated with Egyptian mummies and the answers are at the bottom of the page.
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Mummies Unwrapped

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars investigate various methods of mummification practiced in cultures around the world and present their findings in 'televised' news reports.
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Making Mummies

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how mummies are made. In this ancient mummification lesson, students discover types of mummies and discuss the environments naturallly preserve bodies. Students research noteable mummy discoveries and present their...
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Mummies

For Students 5th - 6th
In this mummies crossword puzzle learning exercise, students identify terms associated with mummies given clues. There are eight questions. Answers include pyramid, Nile, tomb.
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How To Make a Mummy

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore the process of mummification through a British website. They read about why the process began and how it is done. They can follow along in the process in how to make a mummy as well.
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Archaeologists Reveal King Tut's Mummy

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students look at pictures of a sarcophagus, then read a news article about King Tut's mummy. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion, pictures, and a vocabulary activity, then students read the...
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Enchanting Egypt

For Teachers 3rd
After reading the Magic Tree House book Mummies in the Morning, learners talk about Ancient Egypt. They identify the plot, characters, setting, etc., explore vocabulary terms, and construct a pyramid. This will motivate your class to...
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Ancient Egypt: Life After Death and Mummies

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Oh my! Life after death, but how? Learn all about the ancient Egyptian custom of mummification. Each colorful slide provides a how and why related to burial customs, Egyptian religious beliefs, and the process of mummification. A great...
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Mummy Magic

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students experiment with drying as part of the mummification process. In this Ancient Egypt lesson, student complete an experiment in which they use Natron solution to dry an apple in which they have carved a face. They note the chances...
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The Mummy's Tomb: An Ideal Hope Chest Lesson Plan

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Pupils create replicas of Egyptian tombs. In this visual arts instructional activity, students study the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians regarding the afterlife. Pupils design small mummy tombs using shoe bows, modelling clay, and...
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Technology and the Science of Mummies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how new advancements in technology can lead to advancements in scientific knowledge. They research and discuss how new technologies are advancing the study of mummies.

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