Amazing Maya Inventions You Can Build Yourself

Amazing Maya Inventions You Can Build Yourself

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Baker & Taylor
An introduction to the world of the ancient Maya also provides craft activities related to the daily lives and social customs of the ancient Maya, including making a musical gourd, a ceremonial mask, and a tzolk'in calendar wheel.

Independent Publishing Group
The amazing accomplishments of the ancient Maya as well as the Maya currently living in Mexico's Yucatán 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.


Baker
& Taylor

The amazing accomplishments of the ancient Maya as well as the Maya currently living in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula are highlighted in a collection of 25 creative, educational, hands-on projects, including a "jade" ceremonial mask, a screen-fold book for drawings and hieroglyphs, and a sand art picture of the cosmos. Original.

Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Nomad, c2006
ISBN: 9780977129461
0977129462
Branch Call Number: 745.50899 B4138a 2006 CHILD
Characteristics: 119 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm

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Apr 25, 2012

I felt this book had a lot of information and was easy to read. Good for most ages.

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