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Lost King of the Maya

Viewing Ideas


Before Watching

  1. Copán is one of the most important archeological sites of Maya civilization. Using a world atlas, help students locate Copán.

After Watching

  1. There are many way to keep track of time. Ask students to brainstorm various ways to record the passage of time. Why is it important to track time? How does time correspond to different seasons? Have students investigate and report on different calendar systems, such as Julian, Gregorian, Hebrew, Islamic, Maya, or Chinese calendars.

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Lost King of the Maya
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