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73 resources with the concept african geography

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Geography Now! Ethiopia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While Ethiopia may conjure up images of famine, the most populous landlocked country in the Horn of Africa actually has a bright future ahead of it. The nation was able to hold off European colonizers and other invaders from the...
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Geography Now! Congo (Republic)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's more heavily urbanized than its immediate neighbors, but then the Republic of Congo has a different political history. Oil wealth helped create a different destiny for the African nation. Viewers learn interesting facts and discover...
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Geography Now! Congo (Democratic Republic)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Many know this country as Zaire, but the Democratic Republic of Congo's new name reflects its violent history. While it has an estimated 25 trillion dollars' worth of minerals and ores, the current political situation is the legacy of...
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Geography Now! Comoros

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The East African island group has a complicated political history, with 20 coups since declaring independence. The people groups of Comoros are just as complex, reflecting ancestry from Bantu peoples, Asian groups, and Europeans. A video...
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Geography Now! Botswana

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Botswana sits on buried treasure. It's home to the largest diamond mines, leading to a recent economic rise for the African nation. A video profile shows the economic, political, physical, and cultural features of the interesting country. 
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Geography Now! Chad

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
What does Chad have to do with the tropical rainforests in the Amazon? Chad is known as the dead heart of Africa, thanks to its desert areas. Yet, due to these winds, particles from its desert nourish lands around the world, including...
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Geography Now! Central African Republic

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Considered both blessed and cursed in its geography and history, the Central African Republic is one of the poorest in the world despite being diamond-rich. A video profile discusses the seemingly contradictory African country to show...
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Geography Now! Cape Verde

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's home to a volcano, and its location helps set up hurricanes that affect North America. Meet Cape Verde, a former Portuguese colony that has developed its own racial and linguistic identity. A video profile shows the characteristics...
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Geography Now! Cameroon!

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Cameroon is the crossroads or hinge of Africa, and it's considered a resource goldmine. However, it's struggled with political stability and is still developing its infrastructure. Cameroon—with its treasures and problems—comes to life...
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Geography Now! Gabon

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While some consider it a rather obscure African country, looking closely reveals Gabon is a fascinating African state. It's home to the world's highest concentration of gorillas, thousands of caves, and even surfing hippos. A video...
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Geography Now! Benin

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
What West African nation has French, Portuguese, and voodoo influences? Enter Benin, a country that has had ties to both European powers, but also has retained its own cultural identity. An informative video profile explores the...
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Geography Now! Angola

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Where in the world can you find a $26 sandwich? That's not uncommon in the oil-rich country of Angola, where many goods must be imported and are expensive. The West African nation is enjoying a resurgence since a brutal Cold War era...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2015

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Need a comprehensive test about global history and geography? Look no further!  Test young historians' understanding of how to use primary sources to formulate answers with an assessment that uses multiple-choice questions that require a...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Assess scholars' knowledge of the changing borders in Germany during World War II with a test that includes both multiple choice and essay questions. 
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Challenge class members with an architectural resource that asks them to use a variety of skills to answer multiple choice questions as well as several essay prompts about the streets and house fronts of ancient Athens. One question asks...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Global history and geography class members demonstrate their knowledge of and ability to analyze primary sources such as graphics, maps, political cartoons, and texts from important documents with an assessment that includes multiple...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners respond to multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions to demonstrate their understanding of global history and geography.
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a final examination for global history and geography? Here's a resource that includes multiple choice, essay, and short answer questions.
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2018

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Finding a test that assess knowledge of global history and geography can be challenging, but here's a resource that solves the problem. Updated January 2018, the exam asks class members to analyze charts, primary sources, and graphic...
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How Did the Nile River Influence Life in Ancient Egypt?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever considered the role rivers play in everyday life? Pupils investigate the Nile River during the days of Ancient Egypt. They use maps, stories, and data to understand how the Nile influenced the Egyptians.
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Discover the Nile River

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Inquisitive scholars read about the Nile River's watershed, the different animals found in a variety of biomes, and where clean water comes from as well as its usage. Four activities add to the learning process—a board game that takes...
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Gorongosa's Water Cycle

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gorongosa National Park holds a fascinating and ever-changing landscape. What makes the water cycle in the park so special? Travel to Mozambique to learn more about the park using a short video. Content includes rainy season in the park,...
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Lesson 7: Observations Across Habitats

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How are animals in separate but nearby habitats related? Ecology scholars compare the animal inhabitants of the Gorongosa National Park in part seven of an eight-part series. Learners study photos from two different habitats, then...
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Lesson 6: Biomes and Landscapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Aside from the amazing animals in Gorongosa National Park, what else is there to discover? The sixth installment in an eight-part themed series contains an interactive map where scholars can learn more about the geographic features of...