Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico



The sky was a source of wonder for ancient cultures and was incorporated into their religion, daily rituals and stories. The Aztec, Maya, Toltec, and Olmec peoples of ancient Mexico all had ways to mark the changing days according to the changes in the sky. This program highlights these civilizations and the different ways in which they paid homage to the sky. From the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Recommended Audience

grades 6 - 12, adults

Recorded portion

42 min