This science experiment investigates which material best mummifies a piece of apple after one week. A perfect tie between science and social studies, apple mummification is an experiment that is fun for all ages! Great for a study on Ancient Egypt or mummies.
THIS RESOURCE INCLUDES
Instructions for the experiment with pictures
Photos of experiment results
Student worksheet for recording data
Student worksheet with the steps of the scientific method
Scientific method posters (7 pages, color only)
Knife to cut the apples
8 transparent cups - transparent works best because you can make sure that the materials are completely covering the apples
Small bowl for mixing materials prior to adding to cups (optional)
A scale (food or postal) to weigh the apples before and after the experiment
PDF: This resource requires Adobe Reader (free software) to access and is NOT editable in any way. You will not be able to manipulate the content inside.
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