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Ancient Maya

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Mayan Astronomy
From classroomclips.org, produced by Classroom Clips NASA Connect
The Mayan astronomers looked at the sky differently than most other civilizations. Since they lived near the equator, they had more accurate viewings of the skies and during noon, the sun cast no shadows. This video points out some of the remarka... [more]
July 17, 2011 at 09:49 PM
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The Mayan Chican Itza
From classroomclips.org, produced by A Moment in Time
The ancient Mayan civilization was indigenous to present day Central America and southern Mexico. Its chief city for nearly a millennium and a major Mayan archeological site is located on the Yucatan Peninsula--it is Chichen Itza.Length 3:38
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June 23, 2012 at 03:00 PM
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Los Mayas - parte 2 de 2
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Documental didáctico perteneciente a la colección Exploradores de la Historia. Un buen video para los niños. Este documental ofrece una visión general de los Mayas y tiene dibujos agradables. (7:32)
May 24, 2012 at 02:20 PM
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Newfound Writings Debunk Maya Doomsday
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
In the ruins of the Maya city Xultun, a National Geographic explorer has uncovered written calculations that contradict the prediction that the world will end on December 21, 2012. (01:53)
December 23, 2012 at 02:13 PM
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Maya "Underworld" Observatory Revealed
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
In a cave in Mexico's Yucatán, a National Geographic explorer reveals what is believed to have been an underground observatory for witnessing the zenith passage of the sun. (03:50)
December 23, 2012 at 02:16 PM
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Learn About the Maya and the Inca Tribes
From answers.com, produced by Worldwide Media
This 6:04 minute long video explains how the Aztec and Inca tribes of Mexico and South America live and their accomplishments. The video uses artifacts and maps to help explain these peoples. Well done overview.
July 16, 2011 at 09:30 PM
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The Mayans
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
An overview of Mayan history as we know it.  Cartoon video includes topics such as their disappearance, concept of zero, forms of writing, and 365-day calendars.
January 18, 2011 at 05:26 PM
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Mayan Astronomy
From dailymotion.com, produced by Daily Motion
An exceptional video that shows the bases of Mayan astronomy, how advanced they were, and asks some interesting questions for the students to ponder. Well worth the three minutes.
April 4, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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Maya, Aztec, and Inca
From bit.ly, produced by Discovery
This 3:42 uses a narrator and good images to provide an overview of what each of these groups accomplished and also how they lived.
June 30, 2011 at 11:12 AM
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The Mayan City Palenque
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery Channel
The ancient Mayan ruins of the city Palenque lie in stark contrast to that of Egypt. But, these monuments share similar purposes. In this video clip, Egyptologist Kara Cooney searches for answers. (1:10)
March 12, 2012 at 06:00 PM
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