Around the World in 80 Treasures Episode 1 Lesson Plan Questions
Episode 1: Peru to Brazil
Treasure 1: Macchu PicchuWhat culture built Macchu Pichu?IncasWhat is surprising about the size of the city gate?It is small because they did not have the wheel and did not need it to be larger than a regular doorway.What was the estimated population of Macchu Pichu?1,000How did water get to Macchu Pichu?From the high mountains through canals and waterfallWhat is the most important temple at Macchu Pichu?Temple of the SunTreasure 2: Inca Salt PansHow do the Salt Pans work?Salt water flows through the pans and leaves behind the salt as the sun evaporates the waterTreasure 3: The Nazca LinesHow must one view this treasure to fully enjoy it?From the airWhat are two of the images the lines make?Monkey, spider, hummingbirdTreasure 4: Spider Necklace of SipanHow old is the necklace?About 2,000 years oldDescribe the symbolism of the spider.Ritual Sacrifice, drinking blood of sacrifices, the people’s beliefsTreasure 5: Chan ChanWhat is Chan Chan built out of?MudWho lived here?Chimu peopleTreasure 6: The Moai of Easter IslandHow did the island get its name of Easter Island?Europeans discovered it on EasterWhat are the Moai believed to represent?Dead ancestorsWhat replaced worship of the Moai?Birdman cultTreasure 7: Umahara HeaddressWhat are the headdresses made from?Human hair and parrot feathersTreasure 8: Christ the RedeemerWhat does the statue celebrate?Freedom from Portugal
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