Science & Nature
Mummies: Hands on Halloween Science!
In this one time class, preschool and kindergarten students will learn about mummies and participate in a hands on experiment to discover which desiccant works the best.
Meghan Jones, M. Ed.
976 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 19 learners
year old learners
Preschool-Kindergarten US Grade Level
learners per class
30 minute class
In this one time class, students will learn a brief overview of what a mummy is and how ancient Egyptians used desiccants to create the mummies. The teacher will use slides to show age appropriate mummy pictures. Then, we will begin an experiment using apple slices and various household materials to determine which item is the best desiccant. Students will be exposed to the scientific method including making predictions before our experiment, learning what a control is, and setting some of...
Learners will begin the experiment in class but finish after class with their observations as they let their apples sit for a decided upon time.
1 file available upon enrollmentA muffin tin 8 apple slices 1 cup of salt 1 cup of baking soda 1 cup of vinegar bandaging or paper towel strips
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Death will be briefly mentioned in the following context: "Ancient Egyptians used the mummification process as a way to honor their dead". The purpose of this class is not to discuss these rituals but to focus on figuring out which household item is a desiccant.
Meghan Jones, M. Ed.
Live, Laugh, Learn, & Grow
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
976 total reviews
563 completed classes
Hello to Everyone! My name is Miss Meghan and I can’t wait to meet your child. I enjoy teaching a variety of classes for preschool and early elementary ages. I hold a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Special Education. At the beginning of my...
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