1. Citizen King - Geography

Source: American Experience

Create a fact sheet about one African country, including its location in Africa, basic geographic information about it and which foreign power(s) colonized it. Prepare an illustrated map of locations that were important in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Social Studies

Topics: Cultural Studies: African Studies. Geography. United States History: 1945-early 1970s.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

2. Malcolm X: Make It Plain - Geography

Source: American Experience

Create illustrated maps of important locations in Malcolm X's life. Contribute to a booklet on countries of Africa and the European nations that colonized them.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Social Studies

Topics: Cultural Studies: African Studies. Geography.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

3. Master of the Killer Ants

Source: NOVA

Examine the geography, resources, economy, government and culture of Cameroon. Explore the characteristics of ants, examine interactions among species, evaluate the role of insects in the lives of an African tribe and examine the practice of animism.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Science & Tech, Social Studies

Topics: Ecology. Zoology. Cultural Studies: African Studies. Geography.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

4. Nigeria: Questions & Activities

Source: Hopes On The Horizon

Explore the significance of the five-million man march in response to the two-million man march. Examine ways each became symbols to show support for leadership.

Grade Level: 9-12

Subjects: Social Studies

Topics: Civics: Civil and Human Rights. Cultural Studies: African Studies.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

5. Rwanda: Questions & Activities

Source: Hopes On The Horizon

Explore the Hutus and Tutsis conflict in Rwanda. Examine different perspectives on the Rwandan "revolution."

Grade Level: 9-12

Subjects: Social Studies

Topics: Civics: Civil and Human Rights. Cultural Studies: African Studies.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project