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The Aztecs

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The AztecsThe Aztecs is a fascinating history topic and there are many useful websites to help. Here is a set of web links suitable for primary school:

  • BBC Bitesize – has a couple of very interesting video clips; the first, looking for information about the ancient civilisation and the second, talking about human sacrifice. There is a also a really interesting set of classroom ideas here too.
  • Mexicolore – seems to ...

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The Ancient History of the Americas – Aztecs

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The Ancient History of the Americas has several important civilisations including the Aztecs, the Mayans and the Incas. These three civilisations had much in common but were completely different civilisations.

 

KnowledgeNuts state that:

“The Olmec, Mayan, Incan, and Aztec civilizations are some of the greatest ancient civilizations in history, and yet we know very little about them compared to other parts of ...

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The Mayans, Incas and Aztecs

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The Mayans, Incas and AztecsThis is a collection of bookmarks based around the ancient civilisations of the Mayans, Incas and Aztecs.

The Mayans

The Mayans were an Ancient civilisation who lived in the Yucatán around 2600 B.C. Today, this area is southern Mexico, Guatemala, northern Belize and western Honduras.

Ancient Civilisations

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britishmuseum_blackThe British Museum Ancient Civilisations site looks at six aspects of ancient life:

  1. Technology – what tools and technologies did people of the past use?
  2. Religion, is it possible to understand the religious beliefs of the ancient civilisations?
  3. Trade, what did they trade and where?
  4. Cities, what features made a city?
  5. Buildings, what monumental buildings were created?
  6. Writing, why do people write things down?

 

The Ancient Civilisations picture is interactive, choosing one theme gives you a map so ...

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