The Science of Mummification

Join us for a graphic look at the science of mummification. This is not one for the squeamish.

Have you thought about?

  • What is a mummy?
  • What is the difference between a natural and an artificial mummy?
  • How did the ancient Egyptians mummify their corpses?
  • What is the oldest mummy?
  • What is a mummy?
  • What is the difference between a natural and an artificial mummy?
  • How did the ancient Egyptians mummify their corpses?
  • What is the oldest mummy?

WHEN AND WHERE

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer
Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

8+

Learn About

Why a body breaks down when it dies, how mummification can occur naturally, and the process behind creating an artificial mummy.

For Educators

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Wednesday 20 June, 2018

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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

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A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

10+
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Tinker Space: Gallery 5

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Sun and Moon explores how the Earth orbits around the sun, and the moon orbits around the Earth, which create natural phenomena like day and night and moon phases. The children will also get a chance to launch a rocket or two!

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Do you see what I see?

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Join the Questacon Roadie for a musical experience like never before.  Rock on science!

Friday 22 June, 2018

All Ages
Time:
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

All Ages
Time:
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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