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Program Flyer: Egyptomania Series Program 3: Mummies

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Content Provider   Cleveland Museum of Art  2007-08, 2008-09 Honorable Mention, 2009-10, 2010-11 Honorable Mention, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14
Contact Information   Dale Hilton
dhilton@clevelandart.org
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Fax: (216) 421-9277
Program Type   Program Series
This is part three of a four-part program. Programs may be scheduled individually or as the full four-program series. If registering for the full series, we recommend scheduling one program a week over a period of four weeks. Please submit all four registration forms for the four program dates requested at the same time.
Program Rating      based on 106 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Maximum Number of Participants   30
Minimum Number of Participants   1
Primary Disciplines   Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Social Studies/History
Program Description   Discover the ingenuity of one of the world's earliest civilizations through this lively series of four videoconferences just for elementary students:

3. Mummies
Find out how the Egyptian desire for an eternal afterlife contributed to the ritual of mummification. Students will learn about the process of mummification and see ancient artifacts from the museum's collection, such as canopic jars, mummy cases, amulets, and much more!

The Teacher Materials for this program are sent in the mail - PLEASE INCLUDE THE TEACHER'S MAILING ADDRESS IN THE COMMENTS SECTION ON YOUR REGISTRATION.
Program Format   1. Open discussion with students’ previous knowledge about mummies.
2. Discuss reasons for mummification.
3. Explain the ba, akh, and ka elements of the soul.
4. View and discuss mummy cases, canopic jars, shawabti figures.
5. View brief video of mummy examination.
Objectives   Through the introduction and interpretation of artifacts from the CMA’s Egyptian collection, students will…
1. Understand the concept of the “afterlife” and its influence on the ancient Egyptians’ world view.
2. Learn how and why the ancient Egyptians mummified their dead.
3. Be able to make a distinction between the historical definition of a mummy and the various modern myths and media interpretations.
4. Be able to recognize objects which were placed in the tombs and learn why these objects were chosen, what happened to many of them, and where these objects are today.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns   All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards
Program Length   45-60 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $135.00
By Request Cost with Premium Service: $120.00 What's this?
Program Fee Notes   * All payments must be made within 30 days of registration
* Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration.
* Bulk discounts available
* Multi-point discounts available
Cancellation Policy   Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   Sites can connect to the CMA directly via IP - all other connections (ISDN, IHETS, Vision Athena) must be bridged.

Schools are required to dial into the CMA. Please state connection speed on registration form. CMA can connect from 384 kbps up to 3 mbps speed.

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