Teaching and Activities
Learn about the organisation of Maya buildings around a plaza; make temples and a class plaza; learn about the rules of the Maya ball game Pok-ta-Pok and play this ritual game.
- To understand the basic structure and layout of a Maya settlement.
- Learn about the Maya Ball Game, Pok-ta-Pok and understand the ritual importance of the game for the Maya.
- Understand that the Maya organized their buildings around a central plaza and why it was an important part of the city.
- Learn about the Maya ball game Pok-ta-Pok and understand its ritual importance for the Maya.