Trekking to Timbuktu

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  • Aug 30 2010 12:16 PM

    John Garrett

     

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In the eight lessons of this EDSITEment curriculum unit, students learn about the geography of Mali and the cultures and economies along the Niger River, find out about the three kingdoms that evolved in ancient and medieval West Africa, discover how Timbuktu rose to become the most important city in Islamic West Africa, and find out what is being done today to protect the city's antiquities.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: World History, Visual Arts, Engineering & Design, Geography, History-Social Science

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