Explore The Prophecies Of The Mayan Astronomers!
Visit the Classic Mayan cities of Uxmal, Chichen Itza, Tikal, and Palenque to discover how the Maya aligned their temples to watch their sky gods and used interlocking calendars to record the past and predict the future.
Explore pyramids towering above the rainforest, designed as observatories to follow the sun. Experience the apocalypse of the Maya and discover how they predicted a fate for the world in 2012.
Show license also includes an immersive dome adventure: "Ghosts Of Tikal"
Produced by the Houston Museum Of Natural Science.
Original score by Shai Fishman. Music arranged and performed by Shai Fishman. Fish-i Inc.
history, astronomy, earth
general audiences, grades 3+
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