Fusion: Mesoamerican Civilizations & Exploration
Within this unit, students will analyze key aspects of life for the Mesoamerican Civilizations of the Aztecs, Inca, and Maya. They will complete stations, focusing on each civilizations’ geography, religion, government, and inventions. Next, the students will delve into intriguing information on the Age of Exploration. They will analyze key motivations for exploration, technological innovations that led to exploration, and the social hierarchy that was set in place as a result. Students will also participate in a visual analysis activity, in which they will analyze how Africans were treated during this time period.