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Jewish Academy students learn about ancient civilizations

 

The sixth-grade Social Studies students at the Jewish Academy of Orlando took a step back in time to learn about ancient civilizations. To better understand the importance mummification played in the Ancient Egyptian civilization, the students mummified a kosher chicken. This multi-day, multi-step activity was a unique experience. The students can't wait to open their sarcophagus (a stone coffin) next school year in science class and see how successful they were.

For more information about the Jewish Academy of Orlando or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Jessica Mishael, Admissions Manager, at jmishael@myjao.org or 407-647-0713.


 

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