In this educational, animated video for students aged 7-14 Tim and Moby explain why the Maya civilisation wasn't exactly an empire, but still constituted a unified culture. You'll also find out about the Maya script, the only complete written language developed by indigenous Americans and the role of religion in Maya society.
Exploring Maya Civilization for Kids: Ancient Mayan Culture Documentary for Children - FreeSchool
The Maya culture was one of the most powerful and longest lasting civilizations in the history of the world. For thousands of years, they dominated the Yucatán peninsula in Central America. The Maya were fierce warriors who practiced human sacrifice, but they were also scholars, writers, mathematicians, astronomers, and artists.