Pyramid of the Moon – Group Building Exercise

Teotihuacan, the most important city of pre-Aztec central Mexico, was, at one time, one of the largest cities in the world.

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It was the region’s major economic as well as religious center.

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At its apogee, it supported a population of 200,000 people, and encompassed some eight square miles.

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The Pyramid of the Moon was located at the end of a street called the Street of the Dead.

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As morbid as it sounds, this impressive structure mimics the contours of the mountain Cerro Gordo, just north of the site.

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To help your little one understand the beauty of this magnificent structure, we created the Pyramid of the Moon with boxes in small groups of three to five kids.

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Each student stacked boxes atop one another, and then gleefully knocked them down.

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