Share cultural icons of Peru with your students with this PowerPoint presentation of the Nazca Lines.
In this download you get:
a. 18 slides with playing cards that feature Nazca Lines found in Peru. Each card contains the image of one line and a name or description of what the image represents,
b. A brief, written history of the Nazca Lines (English) that provides background information on the discovery of the lines and theories as to their meaning and uses,
c. Links to appropriate websites that will help you prepare for the classroom presentation,
d. An original photograph of an Inca wall taken in Sacsaywaman, Peru that can be printed and displayed as a classroom poster, and
e. Suggestions for additional uses of the cards featured in the PowerPoint.
Aside from its value as a cultural PowerPoint, the images can also be resized and printed for other uses in the classroom.
1. Printed in duplicates they can be distributed to students and used to pick partners and small groups,
2. As a collaborative and critical thinking activity, students can discuss and propose their own ideas as to the meanings and uses of the Nazca Lines,
3. Each card can be printed and displayed on its own as a poster,
4. The Inca wall can be used as a classroom poster AND as a common backing of the individual cards