Magnificent Maya

Grades 4–7, 60 minutes

Magnificent Maya classIntegrates with studies of

  • Primary characteristics of a civilization
  • The Maya
  • Ancient civilizations
  • Archaeology

Program Description

Investigate Classic Period Maya culture and people through the clues left behind in their tools, buildings, and writing. Learn how archaeologists and other scientists unravel the mysteries of past cultures and what they mean today. This presentation encourages student participation, including discussion and handling artifacts. The class takes place in the Encounters with the Americas galleries.

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