Fate of the Maya
Visit the classic Maya cities of Uxmal, Chichen Itza, Tikal and Palenque to discover how stretching its resources to the limit led to the downfall of this once mighty civilisation.
Explore pyramids towering above the rainforest, designed as observatories to follow the Sun.
Learn how the Maya aligned their temples to observe the sky gods and used multiple calendars to record the past and 'predict' the future - yet failed to avoid environmental collapse.
Preview the entire film below, download the narrative script with images here and the educator's guide here.
KS3 - KS5 / Families / Adults
Also available in Spanish