MAYA, AZTEC, AND INCA PROJECT An interactive tutorial for addressing the similarities and differences in each civililzation
Overview <ul><li>Students will create a webquest  to share the knowledge they learned about the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civi...
Elements of Culture  Click on the link below for your assigned  element. <ul><li>Location & Physical Features </li></ul><u...
Location & Physical Geography <ul><li>Use a mapmaking program to create and display our  location. </li></ul><ul><li>Displ...
Language <ul><li>How did they communicate within each other? </li></ul><ul><li>Did they speak, draw, write, etc? </li></ul...
Traditions & Holidays <ul><li>Research and collect information to streamline a video representing traditions and holidays ...
Music  <ul><li>Create digital photos and video to demonstrate music and dance of our culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Combine ef...
Government & Economics <ul><li>Compare and contrast the government of the United States to that of either the Maya, Aztec,...
Questions <ul><li>Which of the 3 civilizations would you have wanted to live in? Give at least two reasons why? </li></ul>...
Network Your Work <ul><li>You will add your finished part of the project to our Class webquest. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepa...
Conclusion <ul><li>It is vital to use key colors and design methods to display information. Even top notch presentations w...
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  1. 1. MAYA, AZTEC, AND INCA PROJECT An interactive tutorial for addressing the similarities and differences in each civililzation
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Students will create a webquest to share the knowledge they learned about the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. </li></ul><ul><li>This will be shared throughout the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Create a map, label and identify </li></ul><ul><li>Create a timeline showing important events in each civilization. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Elements of Culture Click on the link below for your assigned element. <ul><li>Location & Physical Features </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Traditions/Holidays </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Government & Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Any other important information </li></ul>
  4. 4. Location & Physical Geography <ul><li>Use a mapmaking program to create and display our location. </li></ul><ul><li>Display major physical features in the region </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the links below to explore mapmaking programs. </li></ul>http://www.mapmaker.com/ http://www.openstreetmap.org/ http://www.aardvarkmap.net/
  5. 5. Language <ul><li>How did they communicate within each other? </li></ul><ul><li>Did they speak, draw, write, etc? </li></ul><ul><li>Draw some symbols that represent each civilizations </li></ul>
  6. 6. Traditions & Holidays <ul><li>Research and collect information to streamline a video representing traditions and holidays practiced in each civilization. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Music <ul><li>Create digital photos and video to demonstrate music and dance of our culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Combine efforts from both to develop one finished product. </li></ul><ul><li>More on Music </li></ul><ul><li>More on Dance </li></ul>
  8. 8. Government & Economics <ul><li>Compare and contrast the government of the United States to that of either the Maya, Aztec, or Inca? </li></ul><ul><li>How are they similar, how are they different? </li></ul><ul><li>Did they have a system of money? </li></ul><ul><li>How did they trade to get items they needed? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Questions <ul><li>Which of the 3 civilizations would you have wanted to live in? Give at least two reasons why? </li></ul><ul><li>Of the two civilizations you wouldn’t wanted to have lived in, give one reason for each why you wouldn’t have wanted to live in either of those. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Network Your Work <ul><li>You will add your finished part of the project to our Class webquest. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to discuss and exchange both verbal and written interactive communication within our social network. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Conclusion <ul><li>It is vital to use key colors and design methods to display information. Even top notch presentations will loose their effectiveness without suitable color combinations. Practicing color theories and harmonies assists in generating successful presentations and Web pages. The power of color relationships can predict the outcome and impact on an audience. </li></ul>

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