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Mummy Science - Natural and Cultural Preserved Remains

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Social Studies +6 Age Levels Intermediate (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (12 to 15 years old)
This Smithsonian Science How learning module, from Q?rius at the National Museum of Natural History, is part of a broader program at http://qrius.si.edu/explore-science/webcast This module focuses on the science of mummies. Targeted at middle schoolers, the module invites students into an authentic understanding of how mummies form, both naturally and culturally. Physical and forensic anthropologist Dr. David Hunt is featured as an expert explainer. The module includes an interactive webcast video with discussion questions, cross-cutting activities, an independent project, and other resources for teachers and students.



This collection was created to support the 2016 CCSSO Teachers of the Year Day at the Smithsonian.