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    The Exploratorium
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    The Ancient Egyptians used a naturally-occurring salt from the banks of the Nile River, called natron, to mummify their dead. Natron is made up primarily of sodium carbonate (a very efficient, but...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    Miami Science Museum
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    In this activity, learners conduct an experiment to help Pharaoh design a better insulated tomb. Learners compare how well single, double, and triple insulated cups keep water cold over a period of...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Miami Science Museum
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    In this activity, learners build a model roller coaster to help the Mummy entertain the Atom's Family monsters. Learners assemble the roller coaster between two chairs using vinyl ceiling...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    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...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Bogs) is a full inquiry investigation into decomposition. Groups of learners will carefully observe and record the appearance of items,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks