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    • Thumb image for Smithsonian in Your Classroom:  What Is Currency? Lessons from Historic AfricaResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Smithsonian in Your Classroom: What Is Currency? Lessons from Historic Africa

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 8
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      In lesson plans, students gain a basic understanding of money and economics by exploring the currency system of the Akan people ...
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      A Country Study: Ghana

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Economics, World History, Geography
      Read about the geography of Ghana in this country study, provided by American Memory at the Library of Congress. Included is inf...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Mali Empire and Djene Figures

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Curriculum resource, developed for use in the classroom, that examines the history, art, and culture of the ancient Mali Empire....
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      Trekking to Timbuktu: Trade in Ancient West Africa

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Economics, Geography
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students learn about the trade routes of the ancient kingdom of Ghana....
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      The Travels of Ibn Battuta

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Geography
      In this Xpeditions lesson, students work in groups to research the different areas that the 14th-century Islamic traveler Ibn Ba...
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      African Traditional Religion

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Electives, Sociology, World History
      This web page from Afrika World provides extensive links to resources on African traditional religion. Links are also included ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Reclaiming the Ancient Manuscripts of Timbuktu

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Religion, American Democracy, History-Social Science, Electives and 3 additional..
      In this National Geographic News article, read about Timbuktu. Starting in the 12th century, scholars flocked to Timbuktu, follo...
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      On the Edge, Timbuktu

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Religion, Types of Media, History-Social Science, Electives and 5 additional..
      This page, from NPR, describes the ethnosphere project, which will use technology and powerful images to raise consciousness abo...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      The Road To Timbuktu

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Geography
      This page, from PBS, provides an overview of the history of the West African city of Timbuktu and the Sudanic empires of Mali an...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for The Road To Timbuktu: Uncovering a Scholarly HeritageResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Road To Timbuktu: Uncovering a Scholarly Heritage

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Geography
      This page, from PBS, provides an overview of the history of the West African city of Timbuktu and the Sudanic empires of Mali an...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Trekking to Timbuktu: Timbuktu -- A Center of Trade

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Economics, English-Language Arts, Geography
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students learn about the origins of Timbuktu. They explore the importa...
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      Trekking to Timbuktu

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Engineering & Design, History-Social Science, Visual Arts, World History, Geography
      In the eight lessons of this EDSITEment curriculum unit, students learn about the geography of Mali and the cultures and economi...
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      History Repeats Itself

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Electives
      This resource, from Annenberg Media, features information about how archaeological discoveries can sometimes provide information...
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      Mansa Musa

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History
      This resource from HyperHistory Online is a brief biography of Mansu Musa, a 14th-century ruler of Mali. His famous pilgrimage t...
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