Tag «Maya»

All About our Home School Routine

All About our Home School Routine

– We did a homeschool routine video several months ago, and after we published that one we got so many questions about it. So I thought we’d do another follow-up video and show you more in depth what our day is like when we’re at home homeschooling. Hi everyone. Addy, Maya and I are at …

History Summarized: Mexico

Mexico has got a lot going on in its history, from ancient civilizations building temples to the Sun and sowing panic about the year 2012, to a great Empire with a city in the middle of a lake and a habit of hucking people off of pyramids, to its less-than-willing participation in New World globalization …

The history of chocolate – Deanna Pucciarelli

If you can’t imagine life without chocolate, you’re lucky you weren’t born before the 16th century. Until then, chocolate only existed in Mesoamerica in a form quite different from what we know. As far back as 1900 BCE, the people of that region had learned to prepare the beans of the native cacao tree. The …

History Summarized: The Maya, Aztec, and Inca

All righty! Let’s cover the great civilizations of the New World, from the time before the Old World made the New World New by killing most of the New World and reconstructing it to be way more Old World-y. That’s a mouthful. Anyway, three great civilizations: the Inca, the Aztec, and the Maya. The Maya, …