Major Cities of Africa Teacher Resources
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Africa: Economics And Change
Learners examine the gold-mining industry in Africa. In this geography skills instructional activity, students watch "Africa: Economics and Change," investigate the challenges of working in mines, research attributes and production of gold and discuss their findings with their classmates.
Students work in pairs to research assigned African countries. They compile their research to label a continent map of Africa, present their research to the class and design a game of trivia using their findings.
How Has Colonialism Led to Multilingualism in Africa
Prepare yourself for a top-notch presentation on colonialism in Africa! Discussed are the reasons for African multilingualism. Maps and a country-by-country look at various colonists that made their mark on the African continent are explored. A case study and look at the effects of colonialism are covered in sociolinguistic terms. Remember that language houses culture and the shifts seen therein.
Africa - Clothing
Third graders discuss the differences between the clothing choices within the three regions in Africa and in Hawaii.
Food in Africa
Students examine the shortage of food in Africa. In this geography skills lesson, students consider how conflict and extreme situations may result in food shortages for some nations. Students analyze the provided photographs and videos and conduct their own research about African food shortages. Students consider how to combat the problem.
Africa Falls Prey to H.I.V.
Students use maps, statistics, and written texts to recognize the H.I.V. explosion in Africa.
Africa Wants Its MTV!
Students consider the impact of MTV and the introduction of an MTV channel in Africa. They develop original programs for MTV Base that appeal to both local and global audiences.
The East Africa Times
Students work in teams as editors to design the front page of a newspaper covering a country in east Africa. They individually research and write articles that define modern life for the country's citizens.
Biggest Cities in Canada Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the chart that includes the population of 20 Candian cities. Students identify the names of the largest cities in Canada in 4 minutes.
Cities Named for Saints Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz activity, students examine the chart that includes the populations of 16 world cities named for saints. Students identify the names of the cities in 4 minutes.
City to Country Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the chart that includes 20 world cities. Students identify the names of the countries where the cities are located in 4 minutes.
Second Biggest Cities Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the chart that includes details about 20 major cities in the world. Students identify the names of the cities in 4 minutes.
UK Cities Map Quiz
In this online interactive geography worksheet, students examine a map of the United Kingdom and identify the 25 noted cities on the map using a pull down menu within 3 minutes.
Cities by Tourist Attraction Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the chart that includes details about 30 world landmarks. Students identify the names of the cities where the landmarks are located in 4 minutes.
Biggest Cities in India Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the chart that includes the population of 20 Indian cities. Students identify the names of the largest cities in India in 4 minutes.
Great Lakes Cities Quiz
For this online interactive geography worksheet, students examine a map of the Great Lakes region and identify the 20 noted cities on the map using a pull down menu within 4 minutes.
Great Cities of the Middle East
Students explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. In this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the city. Students also create a musical instrument that these five cities are known for.
Sustainable Development and Africa's Wildlife Reserves
Introduce the topic of sustainable development. Using Africa as an example, high schoolers will read about these types of projects and how they are protecting their wildlife in reserves. They analyze the role of globalization in these types of projects and debate the usefulness in wildlife reserves.
Trey and Dave go to Africa: Music
Trey from Phish and Dave from the Dave Mathews Band took a trip to Africa to explore music, culture, and history. Your class watches this episode from VH1's Music Studio to understand how African culture and music have influenced modern American artists. Background information on Senegal, the musicians, web links, and critical-thinking questions accent this well-thought-out lesson that blends pop culture, social studies, and music.
A Comparison of Cloud Coverage Over Africa
Students use a NASA satellite data to contrast amounts of cloud coverage over different climate regions in Africa. They explore how Earth's major air circulations affect global weather patterns, and relate to local weather patterns.