Mayan - Webquest and Map Assignment with Key - This 10 page document contains a webquest and map assignment related to the history of the Mayan civilization in Mesoamerica. It covers all of the major elements related to the Mayan civilization, including: geography, religion, culture, advancements, and collapse. It contains 24 questions from the history.com website.
Your students will learn about the overall history of the Mayan civilization. It covers all of the major geography, themes and events of the Mayan Civilization. Specifically, your students will learn about the early history of the Mayan, their advances in mathematics, astronomy and construction, the eventual collapse of the Mayan and much more! A great tool to teach the history of the Mayan civilization.
The mapping activity requires students to utilize "Google Maps" to complete a map of the region that the Mayan lived and dominated. Also, it completes a short activity in which students use "Google Maps" to gain a "street view" of the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. In doing so, students will get a chance to take a virtual field trip to the ancient Mayan ruins to see it up close. It will impress and engage your students.
The teachers key is detailed and will make marking the webquest or going over it with your students easy and simple.
Would also make a great activity for a substitute or for homework if students have access to the internet at home! A great activity to learn about the history of the Mayan civilization.