Great crossover between math and social studies when students explore number bases fand learn about the Mayan system. Student tested and approved.
Mayan Mathematics - The Mayans had one of the most advanced number systems in…
Hands-on exploration of Mayan number system. Decipher the code and then build student designed number systems. Social studies and math! Important addition to your study of the Ancient Maya
The Mayan number system worked in conjunction with numerology, ritual astronomy and the calendar system that they themselves developed. They are credited as the first culture to "discover" zero.
Inquiry-based learning at its best - how do you calculate these Mayan addition problems?