Apple Mummification Science Experiment and Scientific Method Posters

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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.


  • Materials list
  • 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


  • 2 apples
  • Table salt
  • Baking soda
  • Epsom salt
  • Knife to cut the apples
  • Permanent marker
  • Paper plate(s)
  • Measuring cups
  • 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). The contents may not show correctly if using other PDF software.


⚠️ The PDF is NOT editable in any way, and you will not be able to manipulate the content inside.

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Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Please purchase additional licenses at a discounted rate for additional users.
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