Maya

Maya

Amazing Inventions You Can Build Yourself

Book - 2012
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Revised in 2012 Maya: Amazing Inventions You Can Build Yourself introduces readers ages 9-12 to the world of the ancient Maya, the most advanced and mysterious civilization of the New World. From ceremonial masks to hieroglyphics, and calendars to musical instruments, Maya: Amazing Inventions You Can Build Yourself gives readers a chance to experience how the Maya lived, cooked, worshipped, entertained themselves, and interacted with their neighbors through hands on building projects that use common household supplies. Detailed step-by-step instructions for each project are combined with historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and trivia. Together they give kids a first-hand look at daily life in ancient Mesoamerica.
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Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press ; Lancaster : Gazelle [distributor], c2012
ISBN: 9781936749614
1936749610
9781936749607
1936749602
Branch Call Number: j 972.81016 B4351m 2012
Characteristics: ix, 118 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm

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From ceremonial masks and hieroglyphics to calendars and musical instruments, the hands-on projects in this fun and educational book allow children to experience how the Maya lived, cooked, worshiped, entertained themselves, and interacted with their neighbors.

From ceremonial masks and hieroglyphics to calendars and musical instruments, the hands-on projects in this fun and educational book allow children to experience how the Maya lived, cooked, worshipped, entertained themselves, and interacted with their neighbours


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