From the Series The Seven Wonders of the Modern World
Chichen Itza is more than 1,000 years old. At its center is a tall pyramid built to honor the Maya snake god Kukulcan! This fact-filled book introduces the pyramid, temples, observatories, and other structures found in this ancient city. With engaging text and photos to guide them, readers will dive into treasure-filled cenotes and climb atop ancient ruins. Along the way, they’ll discover the history and purpose of Chichen Itza. Special features such as a map, a timeline, a comparison graphic, and a pop culture connection add even more to explore!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Number of Pages||32|
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Chicen Itza - Whole Wide World
CHICHEN Location: Yucatan, Mexico Size: four square miles (10 square kilometers) Years Built (estimate): 600 to 1000 Primary Builders: Maya and Toltec people Past Use: ceremonial site and city View available downloads →