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Africa: History and Culture
These sites are about the history and culture of early Africa. Learn about the different tribes and their lifestyles. Includes timelines, maps, activities, and photographs, as well as eThemes Resources on Adinkra Cloths of Africa and East African Culture and Language.
This 22-page timeline includes events from 60,000 BCE to 633 BCE. Click on the blue numbered links towards the middle right-hand side of the page to view subsequent pages. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites.
This 22-page tiimeline includes events from 500 BCE to 1000 CE. Click on the blue numbered links towards the middle right-hand side of the page to view subsequent pages. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites.
This ThinkQuest teaches about the people, the land, the wildlife, and national parks. In "People" find out about religion, language, and the population. You can see maps of African regions, take a virtual safari, take a quiz, or send an electronic postcard.
This site includes information on etiquette and customs in Africa and the Middle East. Click on the map or on the name of a country to find out about the customs in a particular country. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to social networking sites. NOTE: Not all of the countries have information available.
These websites are about Africa. Here you will find information about African peoples, governments, languages, and culture. There are interactive timelines and exhibitions where students can explore African history or learn about African art. Included are several eThemes resources on related African themes.
These sites show and tell about the history of adinkra cloths, the art form from the Asante people of Ghana and the Gyaman people of Cote' d'lvoire. Includes sites about the Ashanti tribe that also wears this type of clothing.
Learn about the geography and culture of Africa and African countries. Includes information on popular national parks and wildlife reserves. eThemes Resources on grassland habitats and East African culture are linked.