So, you are learning about the fascinating Inca, Aztec, and Maya. You have been assigned a team. You will become an expert of one of these ancient empires.
  • Using the table of contents, look through the provided information for the empire you have been assigned. If you have extra time, you are encouraged to peruse the other empires as well.
  • Take notes.
  • Fill out the study sheet. It will help you refine your notes

Download and print the study sheet.


You will complete a quest with your team.
Go to the quest page here:

Web Quest
Web Quest

This is a very well put together web quest. You are to follow the directions except for the part where you are to create a web page. Instead, I want you to create museum boxes.

Table of Contents

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Maya

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Map of the Maya Civilization








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Maya calendar video













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Video: Maya faces just discovered.





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Pictures of a new Mayan city uncovered



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Photo Gallery: Mayan rise and fall






Video about Mayan Pyramid in Mexico
Video about Mayan Pyramid in Mexico



Test your Mayan I.Q.
Test your Mayan I.Q.





Watch all of these powerpoints
Watch all of these powerpoints


Games about the Maya
Games about the Maya

A great site for information about the Mayas
A great site for information about the Mayas

































Inca




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Map of the Inca Civilization






Video: Inca Gun shot victum
Video: Inca Gun shot victum



Video: Machu Picchu
Video: Machu Picchu




Video: Akapana Pyramid
Video: Akapana Pyramid




Video: Hirum Bingham; discovered Machu Picchu
Video: Hirum Bingham; discovered Machu Picchu

Recommendation: While listening to the dialogue about Hiram Bingham, look at the photo gallery of an active trip to Machu Picchu below.
Photo gallery of pictures from our ACTIVE SOUTH AMERICA adventure vacation
Photo gallery of pictures from our ACTIVE SOUTH AMERICA adventure vacation



This is a great site which is easy to read and navigate through.
This is a great site which is easy to read and navigate through.




Watch all of these powerpoints
Watch all of these powerpoints

Information about the Inca
Information about the Inca










**The Inca Empire**



**Games & Interactives**


Aztec

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Map of the Aztec Civilization

Video: Virus that killed many Aztecs
Video: Virus that killed many Aztecs





Make sure to explore the green tabs across the top of the site.  This is an excellent resource.
Make sure to explore the green tabs across the top of the site. This is an excellent resource.





Video: Encounter
Video: Encounter





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Video: The Prophecy of Quexalcote
Video: The Prophecy of Quexalcote





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This is a great site with information about the Aztec Civilization.
This is a great site with information about the Aztec Civilization.





Aztecs and Cocoa
Aztecs and Cocoa




The history of chocolate.
The history of chocolate.





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Watch all of these powerpoints.
Watch all of these powerpoints.



An Aztec Cocoa Recipe
An Aztec Cocoa Recipe




There is an abundance of great information at this site.
There is an abundance of great information at this site.