Methuen High School Media Center--Methuen, MA
are pages that offer students selected resources in a variety of media
on a topic
they are researching. They provide a head start for students as they begin their research project.
Most materials on pre-Columbian civilization (the Aztec, Inca, and Maya civilizations) will be in 972 and 985 in both the numbered and reference sections in the Media Center. To find other books in the MHS Media Center, open Spectrum (the electronic card catalog) located on the student desktop. Type in the topic you want to search.
Some subject headings you can search for are:
Some titles we have are:
SELECTED WEB SITES
Mystery of the Maya
Extensive information on the Maya with active links in the articles and information about the
IMAX movie of the same name. Lots of visuals.
Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico
The Americas, From Eskimo to
The Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
A virtual walking tour of the trail and the ancient Inca site, Macho Picchu. There are excellent
descriptions of the trial itself, of Machu Picchu and stunning photos you can click to enlarge.
-- contains databases of magazine articles, a
biography resource, and health
-- online reference center
including books, magazines, newspapers,
Multimedia Encyclopedia. Articles in these encyclopedias link you to other articles and
also to relevant web sites where you can find more information on your topic.
These databases are also available from
home. You can gain access to these resources from home by going to the
Answers...To Go! web page made available from the Northeast
and enter your public library
card number (from Methuen or any MVLC member library)
Using these links
indicates the user is leaving