ERIC Number: ED449082
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Unit on Mexican and Guatemalan Archaeology. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program, 2000 (Mexico and Guatemala).
This curriculum unit on Mexican and Guatemalan archaeology is designed for students at a college preparatory high school who have taken a course in ancient and medieval history. The unit lists history and archaeology texts and teacher resources and is divided into the following sections: (1) geography assignment on Mexico and Guatemala; (2) definitions related to Mesoamerican archaeology; (3) information and questions about three videos (a general overview; a video on Teotihuacan; a video on Tikal); (4) questions for articles on Teotihuacan (Carlson, John B. "Rise and Fall of the City of the Gods"; Fagan, Brian, Ed. "Prehistoric Times"); (5) questions for article on Tikal (Hammond, Norman "The Discovery of Tikal"); (6) notes for lectures at the sites of Teotihuacan and Tikal by Kim Goldsmith and Arthur Demarest in July 2000; (7) list of related articles; and (8) evaluation of the unit. (Contains a list of 10 related articles in "Archaeology" magazine, 3 related articles in "National Geographic," and 2 articles on Teotihuacan (in Spanish).) (BT)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Guatemala; Mexico