Mexico
Photos [downloadable for reports]
 
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
Links
The Land
  • Mexico Journeys (National Geographic) - Take photo tours of various regions and cities of Mexico
  • Weather (CNN.com) - Get the current weather conditions for cities in Mexico
  • Welcome to the Copper Canyon (Chihuahua State Tourism Office) - Learn about what to see and do in Copper Canyon
History and Government
The People
  • Indigenous Groups (The Presidency of the Republic of Mexico: Mexico for Kids) - Learn more about the indigenous peoples of Mexico - including the Mayas, Olmecas, Zapotecs, and more
Cultural Life
  • Holidays (The Presidency of the Republic of Mexico: Mexico for Kids) - Find out more about the many Mexican holidays - including Dia de los Muertos and Cinco de Mayo
  • Meso-America (Art Images for College Teaching) - Downloadable images of Mayan art
  • Mexican Cuisine (University of Guadalajara) - Includes recipes and photographs for countless traditional Mexican dishes
  • Mexico Daily (World News Network) - Daily online newspaper
  • Spanish for Travelers: Useful Expressions (Fodors.com) - Includes numbers, greetings, and more
  • The Virtual Diego Rivera Web Museum - Read a biography, view murals and paintings of the great Mexican artist
The Economy
For More Information
Teacher Resources
  • Cinco de Mayo (American School Food Service Association) - Lesson plan on how to combine food and history in the classroom (grades 6-8, 9-12)
  • Cinco de Mayo Activities (LessonPlanz.com) - Ideas for class discussion, role playing, special projects, research, and more (grades 3-5, 6-8)
  • A Classical Maya News Report (DiscoverySchool.com) - Lesson plan (grades 9-12)
  • Mayan Culture (Teacher Cyberguide: San Diego County Office of Education) - Lesson plan (grades 5-8)
  • Mexican Holidays (DiscoverySchool.com) - Lesson plan (grades 6-8)
  • Stop the Flow! (The New York Times Teacher Connections) - Lesson plan on creative solutions for stemming the tide of illegal immigration from Mexico to the United States (grades 6-12)
  • Trading Off (The New York Times Teacher Connections) - Lesson plan on examining multiple perspectives on the effects of NAFTA on Mexico and the United States (grades 6-12)
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