Trekking to Timbuktu: Trade in West Africa (Lesson 2)

Students examine the importance of trade in West Africa. Using a virtual time capsule, they travel back to ancient times and travel along with a caravan. They answer specific questions related to the journey and items they are trading. They label the major trade routes on a map and the path Islam followed while spreading throughout Africa.

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