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Africa: Interpreting Physical Maps

For Teachers 7th Standards
Get young cartographers looking at population densities in Africa. As they look at the continent, learners examine human features of particular regions in a physical map. They use clues about the geography of Africa to determine how the...
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Southern Africa

For Students 6th - 8th
Investigate the culture and economics or Southern Africa in this text-companion activity. Learners read about the gold trade, apartheid, wealth division, and traditional lifestyles in this region. They take notes and answer 4...
12:07
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Geography Now! Egypt

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
There's more to Egypt than just pyramids—it is the crossroads between North Africa and the Middle East. Egypt is the world's largest Arab country, and it is the center of Arab cinema and publishing. A video resource explores these...
9:59
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Geography Now! The Gambia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's mainland Africa's smallest country, and it forms a unique shape between two rivers. The Gambia, known as the Smiling Coast of Africa, has had complicated interactions with its neighbors and other countries, thanks to the legacy of...
13:22
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Geography Now! Mali

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mali is home to an ancient, wealthy empire that included one of the richest men to ever live, Mansa Musa, and the legendary city of Timbuktu. Today, it is home to civil struggles, and some of the instability makes these ancient sites...
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Trekking to Timbuktu: The Geography of Mali -Teacher Version

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners investigate the geography of Mali. They locate Mali on a satellite map, explore various websites, describe the landscape and climate, label a map, and write an essay about the Niger Riger.
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Sustainable Development and Africa's Wildlife Reserves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
8:07
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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...
10:35
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Geography Now! Malawi

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. While poverty has led to challenges like a high rate of child marriages, it also has created a spirit of ingenuity. A video resource profiles the intricacies of the nation known as the...
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Geography A to Z: The Letter S

For Students 6th - 8th
The letter S is the clue learners need to answer each of the seven geography questions on the learning exercise. They answer questions about African, Canadian, Middle Eastern, and US geography using locations that begin with the letter S.
18:41
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Geography Now! Nigeria

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Use a video resource to explore the powerhouse that is Africa. Nigeria is the continent's most populous country and one of its most wealthy thanks to its petroleum reserves. It is diverse, comprised of more than 500 language groups and a...
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Scramble for Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In this fantastic simulation, your young historians take on the roles of imperialistic European countries in the nineteenth century and then "scramble" to carve up the continent of Africa! This is a very hands-on activity that will help...
9:37
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Geography Now! Eritrea

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Eritrea has a deep, ancient history, as it is home to Axum archeological sites. The nation, however, has a troubled present, as it's alienated from most neighbors despite being along one of the hottest trade routes on the Horn of Africa....
12:06
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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...
13:22
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Geography Now! Mozambique

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mozambique may be one of the best beach countries no one considers. Its rich biodiversity and geography have made it home to a low-volume, but high-quality luxury tourist industry.  However, a video resource shows how it is still...
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Map of Africa

For Students 5th - 7th
Using a completed map (not provided), pupils will use this map to fill in the geographic features of Africa. An appropriate map can be printed using the Internet and placed under a document camera for the class to reference.
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Africa: Geography Concept Map

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography skills activity, students complete a graphic organizer where they list African countries and their geographic features, languages spoken, natural resources, and historical facts.
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West Africa

For Students 6th - 8th
In this West African geography worksheet, students read about the history, culture, and life in West Africa. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
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Africa Unite!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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.
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Food in Africa

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars 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. Young scholars analyze the provided photographs...
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Sub-Saharan Africa: Physical Geography

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 22 short answer and map skills questions about the location and geographic features of sub-Saharan Africa.
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The Geography of Africa

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Hop a flight to Africa in this presentation, which includes brilliant and appealing photographs of the continent as well as maps and graphs about its geography, topography, and climate. Those who are researching Africa for a project or...
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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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Africa: A Cultural Safari

For Teachers 4th
Students examine the kingdoms of West Africa during the Middle Ages. They label maps and identify Africa's physical features, simulate the trading of gold, buy and sell goods using cowrie shells, and participate in a cultural safari day.

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