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Maya Rainforest in the Middle School

The seventh grade history class has started a unit on the Maya Civilization. History teacher Melanie Ramsey explains: “There is a tiny rainforest in the room to represent the environment of the Maya and to help students understand the impact of the environment...

...on the culture and belief systems.Students will be working at different stations related to the culture such as Maya math (they had a base 20 system), writing (glyphs), and understanding the Maya calendar.”
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Belmont, CA 94002
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