Other Resources and Links
The Web links below are provided for informational purposes only. Links outside of Ocean Explorer have been checked at the time of this page's publication, but the linking sites may become outdated or non-operational over time.
http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/11maya/welcome.html - Web site for the Exploring the Hidden World of the Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition
htttp://celebrating200years.noaa.gov/edufun/book/ - A free printable book for home and school use introduced in 2004 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of NOAA; nearly 200 pages of lessons focusing on the exploration, understanding, and protection of Earth as a whole system
Glover, J. B., D. Rissolo, and J. P. Mathews, 2011. The Hidden World of the Maritime Maya: Lost Landscapes Along the North Coast of Quintana Roo, Mexico. -in- B. Ford, ed. When the Land Meets the Sea. Volume 2, The Archaeology of Maritime Landscapes. Springer Science+Business Media. New York. (pp. 195-216)\
- www.smm.org/sln/ma/ - Maya Adventure, from the Science Museum of Minnesota; includes science activities and information related to ancient and modern Maya culture
- http://teacher.scholastic.com - Peoples of Mexico - The Maya from Scholastic.com
- www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/programs/2804_maya.html – Teacher’s Guide to accompany the NOVA production, Lost King of the Maya; includes an activity using the Mayan calendar
- http://school.discoveryeducation.com - Lesson plan (grades 9-12), “A Classical Maya News Report” from Discovery Education
- Fedick, S. L. and B. A. Morrison. 2004. Ancient use and manipulation of landscape in the Yalahau region of the northern Maya lowlands. Agriculture and Human Values 21:207-219
- Fedick, S. L., M. de L. Flores Delgadillo, S. Sedov, E. Solleiro Rebolledo, and S. Palacios Mayor. 2008. Adaptation of Maya home gardens by “container gardening” in limestone bedrock cavities. Journal of Ethnobiology 28(2): 290-304
For More Information
Director, Education Programs
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research
Other lesson plans developed for this Web site are available in the Education Section.