Amazing Maya Inventions You Can Build Yourself: Learn Some Hands-On History (Paperback)
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Short Description for Amazing Maya Inventions You Can Build Yourself Highlights the accomplishments of the ancient Maya as well as the Maya living in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. This is a collection of 25 educational, hands-on projects that covers everything from the 20-base numbering system to the Maya's trade relationships, appeasing the gods with a jade ceremonial mask, and more. It is intended for ages 9-12.
- Published: 01 January 2007
- Format: Paperback 118 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780977129461 ISBN 10: 0977129462
- Sales rank: 879,434
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Ages 9 to 12 years. The amazing accomplishments of the ancient Maya as well as the Maya currently living in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula are highlighted in this collection of 25 creative, educational, hands-on projects. Covering everything from the 20-base numbering system to the Maya's extensive trade relationships, kids learn about appeasing the gods with a jade ceremonial mask, language development with a screen-fold book for drawings and hieroglyphs, and Maya astronomy with a sand art picture of the cosmos. Informative text and sidebars teach about the Maya's impressive achievements in science, math, language, music, medicine, and architecture; and their daily activities and management of natural resources.