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Program Flyer: Aztec, Maya, and More!

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Content Provider   Cleveland Museum of Art  2007-08, 2008-09 Honorable Mention, 2009-10, 2010-11 Honorable Mention, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14
Contact Information   Dale Hilton
dhilton@clevelandart.org
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Fax: (216) 421-9277
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 77 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 3, 4, 5, 6
Maximum Number of Participants   30
Minimum Number of Participants   1
Primary Disciplines   Fine Arts, Social Studies/History
Program Description   This lesson introduces the arts, myths and writing systems of selected Mesoamerican cultures. Ceramic figures, objects made from cast gold, carved limestone and jade are used to glimpse life among the Aztec, Maya and Olmec peoples in centuries before European contact.
Program Format   1.Discuss map of Mesoamerica.
2.Introduce Olmec culture, their materials, and technical processes.
3.Introduce Maya culture, sacred ballgame, artifacts, and glyphs.
4.Introduce Aztec culture, including their use of calendar systems and religious beliefs.
5.Discuss European contact, and its effect on Ancient American civilizations.
Objectives   Students will be able to compare ancient Mesoamericans, including the Olmec, Maya and Aztec civilizations.
Through artifacts in the CMA’s collection, students will be introduced to aspects of the daily life and rituals of ancient Mesoamerican cultures.
Students will learn how to decipher an ancient Mayan glyph during an in-lesson activity.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.
Program Length   45-60 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $135.00
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Program Fee Notes   * All payments must be made within 30 days of registration.
* Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration
* Bulk discounts available
* Multi-point discounts available
Cancellation Policy   Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   Sites can connect to the CMA directly via IP - all other connections (ISDN, IHETS, Vision Athena) must be bridged.

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