Mexica Archaeoastronomy: Between Space and Time
Recommended for grades 5 and up
Program also available in Spanish
For current program rates, see the Waukesha County Environmental Education School Guide
This feature illustrates the important role played by astronomical observation for the evolution of the pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico. They used the calendrical and astronomical knowledge inherited by the predecessor cultures to find the capital of their empire: Tenochititian. Vibrant colors, shapes and sounds transport the viewer to one of the most important cultures in Mesoamerica.
Offered: School Year
Location options: Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium located at the Retzer Nature Center
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