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Matters of Science Mummies 101article
Defines mummy and describes the many methods used to preserve a body.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/chinamum/mummies101.html

The Takla Makan Mummiesarticle
Provides descriptions of mummies from the Takla Makan Desert with explanations of which facial features indicate they are of non-Asian descent.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/chinamum/taklamakan.html

Social Studies The Takla Makan Mummiesarticle
Provides descriptions of mummies from the Takla Makan Desert with explanations of which facial features indicate they are of non-Asian descent.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/chinamum/taklamakan.html

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Do it Yourself Digging into Language (Hot Science)online activity
Explains the study of linguistics and challenges students to recognize a common word by its phonetic spelling.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/chinamum/digging.html

Ice Mummies Activity: "I Can Dig it"—T.G.teachers guide
Provides activity instructions, student activity sheet and suggestions for evaluation. Activity: Students deduce information about a culture based on notes and drawings in a field book.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2516_icemheav2.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2516_icemheav_02.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2516_icemheav2.html#answer

Program Transcripts/Resources Transcript
http://www.pbs.org/nova/transcripts/2502chinamum.html

Resourcesresources
http://www.pbs.org/nova/chinamum/resources.html



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