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Turn your lessons into exciting explorations of the ancient Maya civilization with standards-aligned online games, apps, and printables from Dig-It! Games.For Grades 5-9

Mayan Mysteries

Bring history to life in your classroom with this interactive educational game that blends fun and learning, and tracks student progress against national learning standards.

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Explore the mysterious ancient Maya world with free mobile game apps that align with learning standards. Roll over each image to learn more, and click to visit the app website.

Loot Pursuit: TulumUse math to recover artifacts

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Loot Pursuit: Tulum—Math Skills-Building App

Connect math and social studies with this fun Common Core–aligned game! Students solve math problems, including division and place value, as they develop a facility with complex operations in Base 10.

Can U Dig It!Use logic to collect artifacts

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Can U Dig It!—Logic Puzzle App

Understanding of area and spatial reasoning are required to solve the 53 logic puzzles in this archaeology adventure game. Math meets social studies to build critical thinking skills, plus it’s fun!

MayaNumbersTranslate the number into Mayan

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MayaNumbers—Math Game App

Take your students’ knowledge of place values to a new level! Players use math skills to translate digits into Base 20 using the Maya number system and write them as Mayan glyphs before time runs out.

Learn More

Try these free standards-aligned lessons and printables
based on topics featured throughout Mayan Mysteries:

  • Maya Map
  • Ancient Artifacts
  • Maya or Myth?
  • Temple in Tikal: Ancient Architecture
  • NEW! Maya Number System
  • NEW! Maya Water Management
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