Mayan Mathematics - The Mayans had one of the most advanced number systems in the world at its time. It was a base-20 system (kind of) that also relied quite heavily on the number five. Some think that this is due to five fingers and five toes on each hand and foot.  Their system relied on three different symbols. A “pebble” (small black circle) was used to represent the ones place. Learn more: https://3010tangents.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/mayan-mathematics/

Mayan Mathematics

Mayan Mathematics - The Mayans had one of the most advanced number systems in the world at its time. It was a base-20 system (kind of) that also relied quite heavily on the number five. Some think that this is due to five fingers and five toes on each hand and foot. Their system relied on three different symbols. A “pebble” (small black circle) was used to represent the ones place. Learn more: https://3010tangents.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/mayan-mathematics/

Mayan History PowerPoint Presentation- Keepers of time, architectural wonders, a people so mysterious that much of their history has been shrouded by the rainforest. Who were they, and where did they go? This presentation includes several class discussions, writing opportunities, and practice test questions. It is a fabulous addition to your unit on Ancient America. Common Core Standards RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.10, SL.7.2, SL.7.1 $

Ancient Mayan Civilization PowerPoint Presentation

Mayan History PowerPoint Presentation- Keepers of time, architectural wonders, a people so mysterious that much of their history has been shrouded by the rainforest. Who were they, and where did they go? This presentation includes several class discussions, writing opportunities, and practice test questions. It is a fabulous addition to your unit on Ancient America. Common Core Standards RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.10, SL.7.2, SL.7.1 $

The History of Chocolate from the Mayans and Aztecs… to Today! | The Homeschool Den

The History of Chocolate from the Mayans and Aztecs… to Today! | The Homeschool Den

A fun way of teaching addition and subtraction with a little kick of history! The Mayan number system is a great activity you can teach to students between your regular lessons. It's simple and it's fun !

A fun way of teaching addition and subtraction with a little kick of history! The Mayan number system is a great activity you can teach to students between your regular lessons. It's simple and it's fun !

The Maya, accomplished astronomers and mathematicians, developed one of the most accurate calendar systems in human history.

The Maya, accomplished astronomers and mathematicians, developed one of the most accurate calendar systems in human history.

"The Mayans got it done" great video with facts in English about the most notable achievements of the Mayan civilization.

"The Mayans got it done" great video with facts in English about the most notable achievements of the Mayan civilization.

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