by Carl Shutoff, Edmonds School District

This webquest is designed to introduce high school students to the world view of the Maya who lived in the Yucatan peninsula from the 3rd century of the Common Era to the time of the Spanish conquest in the 16th century.

Introduction

This is a time capsule type of activity.

You will be describing some of the exciting aspects of the a civilization that is very unlike our own, in both time and space. Keep an open mind, and try hard to see the world through the eyes of someone who is very different from yourself.