Tales of the Maya Skies immerses you in the beauty of the “seventh wonder of the modern world, Mexico’s Chichén Itzá. Hear the story of the ancient Maya civilization. Experience a new digital full-dome planetarium show, Tales of the Maya Skies, which transports you to the jungles of Mexico, presenting the rich history and culture of the ancient Maya. Using the latest three dimensional laser scanning and advanced graphic techniques, Tales of the Maya Skies weaves together the richness of Maya culture, stories, and science. Tales of the Maya Skies is available in both an English language version and a Spanish language version. Tales of the Maya Skies was produced by the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, California under a grant from the National Science Foundation and the Instituto Politécnico Nacional. The program has a running time of approximately 33 minutes. It is suitable grades 4 and up.
Available for school groups starting January 2011.
View a trailer provided by Chabot Space and Science Center. (Quicktime - 19.8 MB stream).