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Content Provider
Contact Information
Diane Cizek
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
Phone: (216) 707-2468
Program Title
Aztec, Maya, and More!
Program Type
Individual Program
Program Rating
   based on 109 evaluation(s).
Target Audience
Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6
Maximum Number of Participants
Minimum Number of Participants
Primary Disciplines
Social Studies/History, Fine Arts
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.
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.
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns
Program Length
45-60 minutes
Program Cost
By Request: $145.00
By Request Premium: $130.00
Program Fee Notes
Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration. Payment is due in full within 30 days of receiving the invoice. Invoices are sent upon program completion.
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.
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Program Delivery Mode(s)
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

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