Learn about the Ancient Maya and Archaeology!
Date: Upcoming dates will be added shortly
The ancient Maya, who lived in Central America, brought us an intricate calendar system, complex hieroglyphic writing, some of the largest pyramids in the world, a form of ballgame that is like no other and most importantly chocolate! Learn about their great achievements as well what it is like to excavate in the Maya rainforest. You will meet a real-life archaeologist and learn how archaeologists gain an understanding about the past from only the material remains, you will carry out
You will meet a real-life archaeologist and learn how archaeologists gain an understanding about the past from only the material remains, you will carry out historical enquiry with the large collection of artefacts present, as well as making your own Maya calendar, calculating sums using the Maya number system and deciphering Maya art.
Thank you so much for your wonderful workshop with the boys! It was well-organised, brilliantly interactive and the boys left so inspired! I received an email from a parent this evening to say it was ‘one of the few times James has come home talking about something other than football at break time! He was really inspired by the Mayan talk and would now like to be an archaeologist if he doesn’t make it in the Premiership!’ I thought you would appreciate that one!
Adelise Easter, Donhead Preparatory School, Wimbledon
2017 Colston School, Bristol. 12th March.