THE AZTECS
Here are some links to go to to learn more about the Aztecs and the porducts that they used:

Try this webquest about the Aztecs.
Los Aztecas

Quick video about what the Spaniards and the Aztecs shared

Chocolate:

ALL CHOCOLATE
quick video from SMithstonian about chocolate

GUM:

CHIZCA
Website that creates a biodegradable chewing gum, talks about the chicle tree and chicleros- the harvesters of the sap of the sopadilla tree

NPR conversation about gum:
(NPR interview with Jennifer Matthews, author of Chicle.)
NPR conversation about gum in the Pre-colombian era

CORN:

ALL ABOUT POPCORN
ABOUT MAIZE

ACTIVITIES FOR COMPUTER LAB - Friday, Feb 17

Use the links below to answer the questions on the guided activity sheet.

1. Go here to find out what the LANGUAGE of the Aztecs was called (Once you find it, you don't have to read the rest of the article)
2.What is the correct spelling of the major city of the Aztec Empire?
3. What has been built on TOP of some of the Aztec temples? (You have to go all the way down to the last paragraph of this page to find the answer)
4. What is Ullamatlitli? What is this a picture of ? What are the basic rules of this Aztec game?aztec-ball-game-ring.jpg
Go HERE to find the answers to these above questions.
5. What did the Aztecs provide to ALL members of their culture that most societies did NOT yet do?
Go HERE to find out about "Growing up Aztec"
6. Why did the Nomadic Aztec tribe end up in a Lake?
7. Who is Quezetcoahtl?
What is the relationship between Quezetcoatl and Cortes? (Same website as above # 7 but scroll down about halfway until you see Cortes)

What the Atecs did for us:



Do you Dare to try REAL Aztec chocolate?