Mystery of the Maya
Students examine Mayan art and culture. They help one another put together a puzzles to discover what Mayan culture was like. They view a film and discuss the ethics an archeologist must have when excavating a dig site.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts 11 Views 25 Downloads
Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Culture Connect: Experience the Culture of the World
Approach multiculturalism with this rich series of activities that will introduce your learners to the concept of culture by closely examining the behaviors, practices, and art of three distinct peoples—the Highland Maya of Guatemala,...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Weeping Camel: How Do Rituals Compare?
Young scholars explore ancient rituals of the Mayans, Mongolians and people of Borneo and compare them with rituals that are performed today. They view and discuss a National Geographic video and two National Geographic articles then...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History