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This two video guide bundle includes two of the most exciting and interesting episodes of the History Channel's popular Engineering an Empire video series (individual episodes are available on YouTube, or DVD and can be purchased from the History Channel or Amazon.com). The narrative question format is designed to engage the students throughout the videos, and focuses on historical, social and cultural aspects of the splendid Maya and Aztec empires. They allow for followup discussion. Included is a teachers key with answers and time codes for starting and stopping the video at each of the major sections. This is an excellent activity as an overview of early American empires, or it may be use effectively throughout your course at the appropriate times as a supplement to other instructional materials. Below are the descriptions for each episode guide:
Engineering and Empire: The Aztecs
This video guide is divided into six sections and traces the Aztec Empire from its origins, to its rise as the leading power in the early Americas,until its fall to the Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortez in 1521. There are a total of 28 narrative questions with fill in the blank answers that span the 45 minute video.
Engineering and Empire: The Mayas Death Empire
This guide is divided into five sections and examines the mysterious and amazing Maya Empire's growth into one of the greatest and most advanced of the world's early civilizations. There are a total of 21 narrative questions with fill in the blank answers that span the 45 minute video.
These Engineering an Empire Video Guides are also available as part of our substantially discounted 14-Episode Complete Series- Engineering an Empire Video Guides with Teacher Keys. Save over 20% on individual video guides by ordering this bundle now.
***Please see our related products in our "History on Demand" store. There are an array of PowerPoint Presentations, guided outlines, and other activities that work extremely well with the Engineering an Empire videos to form an entire teaching unit.
These products include among others:
*Individual Engineering an Empire video guides for China, Persians, Carthage, Greece, Age of Alexander, Rome, Russia, Byzantine Empire, Britain, France.
*Discounted bundles of all above PowerPoints and Outlines.