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Chapter 10 and 13: Mayans and Adapting to Life in the Andes

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Transcript of Chapter 10 and 13: Mayans and Adapting to Life in the Andes

Unit 3:Latin America


Chapter 10 and 13: Mayans and Adapting to Life in the Andes

Mr. Poepperling
Standards and Objectives
1. List and explain two ways by which the Mayan people have adapted to modern life, and two ways by which people adapt to life in the Andes Mountains

2. Describe two Mayan traditions that they continue to practice today

3. Describe each of the four elevation zones of the Andes
Bolivia
Guatemala
The Mayan Civilization
Mayan Government and Traditions
Mayan's Changing Ways of Work
Keeping Mayan Traditions Alive
http://www.history.com/topics/maya/videos/the-mayans
SS.912 G6.2, SS.912 W1.6, SS.912 W3.16, and SS.912 W3.17
Ticket out of the Door
Ch. 10
The Andes:
Backbone of South America
The Four Elevation Zones
The Tropical Lowlands and Pleasant Uplands
The Cool Highlands and Icy High Elevations
Google Earth Virtual Field Trip: Journey into the Andes
Ticket out of the Door Ch. 13
Who are the Mayans?
- The Mayans are one of the largest groups of indigenous people in the Americas

- About 2000 years ago the Maya created a remarkable civilization in MesoAmerica
Name one important fact about their civilization

-Mayans live in in countries near Mexico, mostly in the highlands of Guatemala
Describe the physical geography of the landscape where they live

-What do the Mayans have to do to survive in modern life today? (vocab word)

The Maya have their own traditional forms of government
- What type of government do the Mayans have?
- Who governs their community according to national law?

The Mayan adapt to modern life by have their own community council and have a mayor who governs according to national law

Maya judges rarely send offenders to jail
- They pay for their crimes by doing community service

Home and family are the foundation of Mayan life
- Describe a traditional Mayan home
- What roles do men and women have in Mayan communities?
- What do the children do and wear in Mayan communities?
Most Maya are subsistence farmers
- What is a subsistence farmer?

Many Mayan have adapted to modern life by working for wages
-Where do Mayans work for money?
(What type of farms do they work on?)

Market day is an important tradition for Mayans
- How does the Mayan marketplace show signs of
adaptation to the modern world?


1. What is one important fact about the Mayan's ancient civilization?

2. Name three ways by which the Mayan have adapted to modern life.

3. What type of physical geography do the Mayans live in?
Peru
Chile
Argentina
Ecuador

The Andes Mountains
-The Mayans worshiped many Gods
-Everything in Mayan in the world, even rocks and water had a spirit

- When the Spanish conquered them in the 1500's, they tried to convert the Mayan to Christianity
What is the Mayan blended religion they practice today?
The Mayan have preserved their traditional medicine, using both modern doctors and traditional healers
- Who are Mayan healers and "day-keepers"
- The Andes consist of several mountain ranges that are known in Spanish as cordilleras
- They form the longest chain of high mountains on Earth along the west coast of South America
- What countries do the Andes pass through?

Some parts are covered with dense forest, other regions are rocky and bare, and some lofty peaks are covered in snow and ice
There are four elevation zones in the Andes
- What are they?
These elevation zones are also called climate zones
because elevation helps determine climate
- What is the link between climate and elevation based on? (two factors)
Even though the Andes are near the equator, as you go higher in altitude, the temperature becomes cooler
- The tierra caliente is the lowest of the four elevation zones of the Andes
- What is the climate in this zone and what are the physical characteristics of this zone?

- How do humans adapt to life in the tierra caliente?
- The tierra templada is the second elevation zone
- What is the climate and what are the physical characteristics of this zone?

- How doe humans adapt to life in the tierra templada?
Covering much of the central Andes, the tierra fria elevation zone is home to cold temperatures
- What is the climate in this zone and what are the physical characteristics of this zone?

- How do humans adapt to life in the tierra fria?
The tierra helada is an extreme environment, home to freezing temperatures and snow
- What is the climate in this zone and what are the physical characteristics of this zone?

- How do humans adapt to life in the tierra helada?
1. Name the four elevation zones in the Andes Mountains

2. Explain what elevation zone you would most likely live in if you wanted to plant and cultivate flowers.

3. Describe how the native peoples of the Andes adapt to each different elevation zone.
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