|Content Provider||Cleveland Museum of Art 2007-08, 2008-09 Honorable Mention, 2009-10, 2010-11 Honorable Mention, 2011-12, 2012-13|
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Fax: (216) 421-9277
|Program Type||Individual Program|
|Program Rating||based on 69 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.|
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.
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 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|
This program is available by request ONLY
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.
Schools are required to dial into the CMA. Please state connection speed on registration form. CMA can connect from 384 kbps up to 3 mbps speed.
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