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Tales of the Maya Skies immerses Imaginarium audiences in the world of the ancient Maya — a culture connected to the Universe through science, art and mythology. Rendered with the power of fulldome digital technology and three dimensional graphics, this premier Imaginarium show recreates the splendor of Maya architecture and astronomy.

Grammy Award winner and Oscar nominee Lila Downs narrates this magnificent journey through Maya cities and temples aligned to the movements of the Sun, Moon and planets. Rediscover the treasures of this advanced civilization whose sophisticated mathematics predicted eclipses, forecast seasonal change and formulated a calendar of extraordinary precision.

Tales of the Maya Skies will transport you back to the beauty of Chichen Itza, Mexico, the “seventh wonder of the modern world.”

Produced by Chabot Space & Science Center

Narrated by Lila Downs (Grammy Award winner and Oscar nominee)

Runtime: 34 min

Audience: suitable for grades 4 and up

Foreign Language: available in Spanish

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