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Enchanted Learning - Mexico

ANIMALS
  • Book: Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI - page 15 "Fauna")
  • Look What Came From Mexico (972 HAR) - page 20-21
http://www.backyardnature.net/mexnat/index.htm
http://www.vivanatura.org/Animals.html
http://www.dltk-kids.com/World/mexico/mexican_animals.htm - Animals of Mexico activities/crafts

ART
http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=5441 (scroll down to The Arts)
http://www.earthyfamily.com/mexico-activities.htm
http://www.facts-about-mexico.com/mexican-art.html
    • Book: Look What Came From Mexico (972 HAR)


AZTECS

http://www.factmonster.com/dk/encyclopedia/maya.html
Aztec: http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/article?id=ar830052 (need password from home)
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/globaltrek/destinations/popups/mexico.htm
http://www.pbs.org/opb/conquistadors/mexico/adventure1/a3.htm#txt

CHRISTMAS
http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/mexico.html
http://www.inside-mexico.com/MNewsletter.htm
    • Book: Mexico (972 REI - page 118)
    • Book: Fiesta! Mexico (394.26 MEX - page 20)

CINCO DE MAYO

CLIMATE
http://www.earthyfamily.com/mexico-facts.htm
  • Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI) p. 12-13
  • Spotlight on Mexico (972 KAL) Use map on page 9 "Land and Sea" to help understand the book above
  • World Book Encyclopedia

CLOTHES
http://www.facts-about-mexico.com/mexican-clothing.html (scroll down past the ads)
    • Book: Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI - page 56) available from MSS library
    • Book: People of Mexico (972 CON - page 16) available from MSS library
    • *Book: Mexico the People (972 KAL - page 15) available from MSS library

CRAFTS
http://www.dltk-kids.com/world/mexico/index.htm
http://www.earthyfamily.com/mexico-activities.htm
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/mexico/
    • Book: Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI - page 94) available from MSS Library
    • Book: Mexico the Culture (972 KAL - page 12) available from MSS Library

DAY OF THE DEAD
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/dayofthedead/
    • Book: Mexico (972 HEI - page 40) available from MSS Library
    • Book: Fiesta! Mexico (394.36 MEX - page 12)
    • Book: The World of Holidays (394.26 WAL - page 30)

FAMILIES
    • Book: Mexico the People (972 KAL - page12) available from MSS Library
    • Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI - page 60-61)

FOOD
http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=5441 (scroll down to food and drink)
http://www.earthyfamily.com/mexico-recipes.htm
http://www.facts-about-mexico.com/mexican-food.html (scroll down past the ads
    • Book: Food in Mexico (641.594 GOM - page 10)
    • Book: A World of Recipes Mexico 641.597 - page 4)
    • Book: Mexico (972 REI - page 121)

GAMES/TOYS

GEOGRAPHY
http://www.earthyfamily.com/mexico-geography.htm

JOBS/WORK

LANGUAGE
http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=5441 (scroll doen to language)
http://www.earthyfamily.com/mexico-words.htm
    • Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI - page 81) available from MSS Library


MAYAN RUINS / CHICHEN ITZA
  • Book: Mexico (972 LAN - page 24-25)
  • Book: Visiting Mexico (972 CON)
  • Book: Children of Mexico (972 BIC - page 19)
  • Website: http://go.grolier.com/ (password needed from home)

MEXICO CITY
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar831178&st=mexico
    • Book: Visiting Mexico (972 CON - page 11)
    • Book: Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI - page 73)
    • Book: Journey through Mexico (972 BUL - page 8-9)

MUSIC
http://www.facts-about-mexico.com/mexican-music.html
http://worldmusic.nationalgeographic.com/view/page.basic/genre/content.genre/mexican_regional_756
    • Book: Mexico the Culture (972 KAL - page 14) available from MSS library
    • Book: Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI - page 96-97) available from MSS library

PLANTS
http://www.flowershots.net/Mexico%20wildflowers.html
http://www.backyardnature.net/mexnat/index.htm
    • Book: Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI - page 9) available from the MSS Library
    • Journey through Mexico (972 BUL - page 24)

SCHOOLS
    • Book: Mexico (972 CON - page 18)

SPORTS
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sport_in_Mexico
http://www.aboutmexico.net/mexico/sports.asp
    • Cultures of the World Mexico (972 REI - page 104) available from MSS Library
    • Mexico the Culture (972 KAL - page 24) available from MSS Library

VOLCANOES
http://www.mexicocity.com.mx/popoca_i.html
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=5369
http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=1401-09=
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iztacc%C3%ADhuatl (pictures)
Pico de Orizaba
Popocatepetl and Ixtacihuatl

YUCATAN PENINSULA
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/article?id=ar832241 (need password from home)
http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/world/A0853184.html
http://traveltips.usatoday.com/yucatan-peninsula-facts-11272.html









Kids from Mexico - easier to read information from FactMonster from Information Please

Map of Mexico - WorldAtlas.com

Mexico - A to Z Kids Stuff

Mexico - CIA World Factbook; information from the United States Central Intelligence Agency

Mexico - CountryReports (trial subscription)

Mexico - FactMonster

Mexico - KidsKonnect

Mexico - National Geographic Kids

Mexico - Scholastic - Grolier Online

Mexico - Time for Kids

Mexico for Kids - (In Spanish) - Presidency of the Republic of Mexico
Use this Google tool to translate from Spanish to English

Mexico for Kids - facts gathered by Mrs. Taverna's 2nd grade in Sleepy Hollow, NY

Take a Trip to Mexico - website created by a fifth grade class

Mexico - World Book Encyclopedia



ART
Art of Mexico - Lesson Ideas
http://www.incredibleart.org/files/mexico.htm


HISTORY

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/article?id=ar831177 (need password from home)

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/globaltrek/destinations/popups/mexico.htm

http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/teachers/aw/wr/article/0,28138,1665804,00.html



HOLIDAYS

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=5441 (scroll down to Holidays)

http://www.earthyfamily.com/mexico-festivals.htm

http://www.aracnets.net/ilcy//mexican.htm

http://www.kidsculturecenter.com/mexico/mex_holiday.htm
LANDMARKS
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids/hh/goplaces/article/0,28376,1668027,00.html


These links no longer work:

http://www.kidsculturecenter.com/mexico/mex_ancient.htm


MEXICO - FOOD - HISTORY
http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodmexican.html
http://www.cambridge.org/us/books/kiple/mexico.htm