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Mummy Magic


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    New York Hall of Science

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Mummy Magic

Make your own mummy! Using a combination of salts, transform an apple into a mummy and discover how the Ancient Egyptians used drying as one step in the mummification process. Note: The mummification of the apple may take up to two weeks.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Learning Time:
1 to 4 weeks

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 14

Resource Types:
Activity, Experiment/Lab Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


Subjects


  • Physical Sciences
    • Chemistry
      • Chemical Reactions
      • Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
    • States of Matter
      • Solids
    • Structure and Properties of Matter

Informal Categories


  • Food and Cooking
  • Historical Reenactment

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Source Collection:

  • TryScience

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, TryScience/New York Hall of Science, ©1999

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