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Mapping the Spread of HIV/AIDS

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Where is HIV/AIDS most prevalent and what are the current trends regarding HIV? Have groups work together to map the world's HIV/AIDS rates, then create a class map with all the data. Lesson includes cross-disciplinary concepts including...
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African Dung Beetle

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Without dung beetles, well, there would be a lot more dung lying around. These beetles work together to gather and build dung balls. Watch this video to learn why! Their strength is really quite impressive.
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How Has Colonialism Led to Multilingualism in Africa

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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A Togolese Tale: The Big Fire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify common elements found in folk tales and read a Togolese folk tale told by Fred Koehler. They analyze the folk tale for its elements and compare and contrast it with well-known Western folk tales.
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Trey and Dave go to Africa: Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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The Achievements and Challenges of Zimbabwe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an excellent set of five short lessons and activities intended to help learners not only gain an understand of current issues in Africa, but build critical thinking, synthesis, analysis, expository writing, research, and...
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Continent of Africa

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore Africa and take a trip to the Smithsonian to see and musical instruments of African tribes.
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Peacebuilding: Taking Home Lessons Learned in Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners take a closer look at one journalist's work on UN Peacebuilding efforts in four African nations: Sierra Leone, Burundi, Central African Republic, and Guinea Bissau. They collaborate to define peacebuilding and discuss the...
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Cheese, Dogs, and a Pill to Kill Mosquitoes and End Malaria

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This is a fantastic demonstration of how out-of-the-box science can serve the needs of mankind and save millions of lives. Bart Knois takes his audience through the step-by-step process of his research to kill mosquitoes and fight...
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Carry Someone's Problems

For Teachers 4th - 12th
An inspirational girl from Africa tells viewers about her dream to help those less fortunate. Her passion to help others has led her to finish college, open a business, give half of her profits to help orphans, beggars, and disabled...
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Mountains and Valleys - Part 5/5

For Students 4th - 8th
A short video permits young zoologists to join a group of researchers as they track the Grevy's Zebra population in eastern Africa. Watchers attempt to find out the zebras' favorite spots, their preferred foods, and to develop a way of...
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World War I: Early Years

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did World War I start? While tension was building for years, the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was what drove Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. Follow along as other countries started declaring war too, and...
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Making a Living and Leisure Activities

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate the economic and daily activities in a typical African community. They design and construct a small scale house, play an African board game, create African money, discuss vocabulary, and write an essay.
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Family Traditions, Customs and Beliefs

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars discuss African childhood, explore family traditions, customs, and beliefs, examine African recipes, discuss differences or similarities in food preparation between the U.S. and Africa, and prepare a dish with adult...
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Sharing African Culture

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students investigate African American culture by reading aloud an African folk tale and illustrating the tale. They use their illustrations to create a book or a bulletin board that retells the folk tale.
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Cross-Cultural Dialogue Lesson

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Use the Peace Corps to explore a different place and different perspectives. Your class reads the personal narrative "Cross-Cultural Dialogue" by Roz Wollmering, completing an attached story frame sheet in preparation for a class...
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Water Uses and Children's Lives in East Africa

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore water usage around the world.  In this "water" social studies lesson, students brainstorm ways in which water is used.  Students visit the Water in Africa website to view pictures of water usage in Africa.  Students...
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Bringing Water to a Village in Lesotho

For Teachers K - 5th
Students research water in Lesotho. In this water instructional activity, students watch videos showing how  water comes to Lesotho Africa, they will compare this to how water is acquired in the US. Students will then create a mobile...
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Cross-Cultural Dialogue Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and analyze a personal narrative written about a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching English in Guinea-Bissau, Africa. They discuss the concept of crossing cultures, analyze maps, complete worksheets, and develop a writing...
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Soneka's Village

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners examine the culture of the Maasai pastoralist. They identify traditional aspects of their culture and describe how the roles of men and women vary in their society.
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On Sunday There Might Be Americans Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the life of a rural Niger boy. They discover his relationship with foreigners and indigenous peoples. They read excerpts from a former Peace Corps volunteer.
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One Step At a Time

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine cultures in Africa. They discover culture includes behaviors, customs and actions. They examine how different people interpret things differently and practice seeing a situation from two points of view.
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Examining What Sharing Really Means

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read "The Senegalese Miracle". They discuss the amount of sharing the author finds in Africa. They examine the relationship the author has to the locals.
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Day to Day Life in a Small African Village

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students analyze what it is like to live in an African village. They locate Tanzania on a map and compare life there to life here in the United States. They write about the health issues in East Africa.