By Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt

The remarkable accomplishments of the traditional Maya in addition to the Maya presently dwelling in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula are highlighted during this number of 25 inventive, academic, hands-on initiatives. protecting every thing from the 20-base numbering procedure to the Maya's extensive exchange relationships, kids know about appeasing the gods with a "jade" ceremonial masks, language development with a screen-fold publication for drawings and hieroglyphs, and Maya astronomy with a sand paintings photograph of the cosmos. Informative textual content and sidebars teach about the Maya's extraordinary achievements in technology, math, language, track, medication, and structure; and their day-by-day actions and administration of traditional resources.

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