Squash, Beans & Corn The idea comes from the Mayans and Aztecs. Plant your corn or maize and then when that starts to show underpin with courgettes or other squash. Once the corn starts to take shape, plant beans - French beans are ideal, and they will grow up the corn. The beans help fix nitrogen in the soil and the squash keep the weeds down.
History for Kids: Aztecs, Maya, and Inca. Repinned by Elizabeth VanBuskirk on "Teaching about the Incas." A good way to visualize the difference between Inca (South America), Maya (Central America) and Aztec (Mexico).
The Inca Empire for Kids - The Incredible IncasInca Empire for Kids from Mr. Donn's Ancient History Page. Everything you need to teach an Inca unit. Tons of cool info for kids, and a ready-to-go unit for teachers. There are a lot more like this on Mr. Donn's site so check it out! Going in Ancient History & Archaeology.