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Nurturing potential within a Christian ethos

Geography and History

Industry Homework - due 22.03.24

Pakal The Great


Look at the story about the discovery of Pakal (PowerPoint and ) and think about what it would have been like to walk through the pyramid.

- What would you be feeling?

- What can you see?

- What sounds are there? 


Write a diary entry to show this event. 


History Homework

  • Watch the YouTube video (5 minutes:47 seconds) Brain Pop – Mayan Civilisation 
  • Under the title ‘Video: Mayan Civilisation’ write a short paragraph describing what you saw – you could use bullet points if you prefer


Add an opinion whether you think the video clip has told you enough about the Mayan Civilisation and what you would also include if you were the producer of an information film introducing this topic for the first time

BrainPOP UK - Maya Civilisation

In this educational, animated video for students aged 7-14 Tim and Moby explain why the Maya civilisation wasn't exactly an empire, but still constituted a unified culture. You'll also find out about the Maya script, the only complete written language developed by indigenous Americans and the role of religion in Maya society.