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Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?. Do Now: Based on this image what could you say about the civilization that built this?. I. Mayan Civilization (1000 BC- 1500 AD). A. Geography Located in today’s Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize in the Yucatan Peninsula.

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Aim what were the achievements of the mayan civilization

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?

Do Now:

Based on this image

what could you say about the civilization that built this?

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


Aim what were the achievements of the mayan civilization

I. Mayan Civilization (1000 BC- 1500 AD)

A. Geography

Located in today’s Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize

in the Yucatan Peninsula

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?



Aim what were the achievements of the mayan civilization

2. Most of their land was flat and tropical

a. good for farming

b. and living conditions

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


Aim what were the achievements of the mayan civilization

B. Major Accomplishments

2. Human Sacrifices conducted atop the temples

1. Large Pyramids were constructed to worship the Sun god.

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


Aim what were the achievements of the mayan civilization

3. Mayas developed a 364 day calendar based upon movements of the sun

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


Aim what were the achievements of the mayan civilization

4. A system of picture writing developed that was similar to Egyptian hieroglyphics

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?


Aim what were the achievements of the mayan civilization

A complex math system of math Egyptian hieroglyphics

Answer #s 1-5 below.

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?








Aim what were the achievements of the mayan civilization

Mayan Glyphs Egyptian hieroglyphics

sky king house child city

Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization?