Geography Now! Djibouti

It may be small, but it's mighty. Djibouti's location on the Horn of Africa makes it home to a number of international military bases. The cash from these investments is helping Djibouti develop as a country. A video resource showcases the otherwise sparse, but beautiful, country. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Create discussion questions for learners to analyze the importance of Djibouti's location
Classroom Considerations
  • Some may find the humor offensive, including a gag with a gun; preview the entire video
  • Video is number 47 of a thorough series entitled Countries A-Z
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Maps and graphics demonstrate key concepts
  • Video simply unpacks geopolitical concepts that may be difficult to understand
Cons
  • None