Thomas C. Hart

Thomas C. Hart

Jun 08, 2018

Group 6 Copy 104
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    We know that at La Milpa, the Maya built agricultural terraces. We don't know what they were growing there and why. What were the Maya growing in the city's public center? How do these crops relate to the rise and collapse of a city of 20,000 people by the end of AD900? To try to get to the bottom of this we will be excavating the terraces during the summer of 2017 and testing the surrounding soil for plant remains.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    It's Not Easy Being Green: The Color of Gene Diversity in Red-eyed Treefrogs

    The red-eyed treefrog exhibits variation among populations, including differences in color pattern, body size...

    Looking for Lost Sharks: An Exploration of Discovery through the Western Indian Ocean

    This project is to fund the naming of a new species, the ghost shark! We need $1800 to do this to cover analysis...

    Developing a modular paper-based detection device for Tuberculosis

    The Michigan Synthetic Biology Team is developing a novel diagnostic device that will enable the detection of...

    Backer Badge Funded