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Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico

http://ambergriscaye.com/pages/mayan/aztec.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This history of the conquest of Mexico was written by staff at the Ambergris Museum in Belize. The text is long and fairly complex but provides an important contrast to the European look at Cortes provided by most textbooks. There are great maps and photos here. Standard 7.7.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 344

Aztec Calendar in Vivid Color

http://www.azteccalendar.com/azteccalendar.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Aztec calendar links to separate parts of the calendar in great detail. It has explanations of each part and its history. Standard 7.7.5

Comments: Great historical, mythical information. Put together the pieces to create the whole Sunstone.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 345

Aztec Poems

http://www.indians.org/welker/aztpoem.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are some short poems which capture the imagery used in Aztec writing. Standard 7.7.4

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 348

Ixtaccihuatl: Aztec Snow White

http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/snow.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Meet Blanca of the Aztec Snow White Story. This is a fun way to the study of the Aztecs. The illustrations show the art and architecture of Aztec society. Standard 7.7.4

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1789

Maps of the Americas

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/americas.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is the Latin America section of an excellent collection of links to large, colorful maps and pictures, covering the countries and areas of the world. Includes several major collections, such as the CIA Atlas. Standard 7.7.0 and 10.10.1

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2077

Mexican Art: Thirty Centuries of Splendor

http://www.humanities-interactive.org/splendors/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has a huge set of photos of Mexican art, architecture, and sculpture from the time of the Olmec to modern Mexico. The units on the Olmec, the Palenque Mayan, Teotihuacan, Monte Alban, Chichen Itza and Tenochtitl n will be very useful for learning about the ancient Meso-American civilizations. Standards 7.7.2, 7.7.4, and 7.7.5

Comments: These samples will be very useful for student projects, however, more description for each object would provide a greater depth of understanding.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2155

Mexico: Native Peoples, 1400 - 1600 A.D.

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/08/canm/ht08canm.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Mexico Native People's Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit features 7 objects that may be sized for whole class projection. Then it provides a short description of the conquest and a detailed timeline. Embedded links within the text lead to examples of art or further explanations of mentioned people and events. Standards 7.7.3 and 7.7.4

Comments: Use this site to compare European and Meso American art from the same era.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2163

Moctezuma's Greeting to Hernan Cortes

http://phobos.ramapo.edu/~fkarpiel/articles/MOCTEZUMA'S%20GREETING%20TO%20HERNAN%20CORTES.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is supposed to be a compilation of what Moctezuma was thinking, saying and doing when Cortes arrived. Standard 7.7.3

Comments: Text only but easy to read and understand. Seems to load in big print.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2184

Nahuatl Culture

http://www.azteca.net/aztec/nahuatl/index.shtml

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has a rich set of resources about Aztec culture including cleanliness, physical appearance, social organization, cosmetics, etc. -- great information on the personal level. Standard 7.7.2 and 7.7.4

Comments: Each section is clearly written but there are few grpahics.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2236

A Walk Through Time

http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/ancient.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is an interesting page about calendars and how they differ from civilization to civilization. There are also links to clocks, and time zones. There are nice black and white graphics included. Standard 6.2.3 and 7.7.5

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 42

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