The Basics of Ancient Maya Civilization

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The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters is a traditional name for the three main agricultural crops of various Native American groups in North America. They are winter squashmaize (corn), and climbing beans.

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The Yucatan: An Upcoming Open Ended Social Studies Expedition

In late November, Openendedsocialstudies.org founder Thomas Kenning will undertake a research expedition to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.  This trip will form the basis of a new set of lessons covering the Maya civilization, furthering our mission of presenting original and dynamic classroom materials focusing on parts of the world neglected by traditional world history textbooks in the United States.

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