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Ancient Africa

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Ages: 12 - 18
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Ancient West African Megacities
From YouTube, produced by BBC
This BBC documentary is suitable for high school students. Centuries before the coming of Islam and before the days of the Songhay, Mali and Ghana Empires, there were some massive cities in the Niger Delta region which rivaled those of Mesopotamia. (... [more]
August 6, 2009 at 03:27 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Mali Empire
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery
An ad precedes the video. Mali empire was the second great empire in African history. Coming after the Ghana empire, they too became rich by taxing Muslims who travel their land to sell gold and salt. This one-minute video provides a good overview.
February 5, 2012 at 08:52 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Ghana Empire
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery
An advertisement is presented before the video. This two-minute video is about the Ghana empire, located in West Africa. It tells how it became a wealthy empire because they were in the center of the caravan routes and taxed other Muslims, during the... [more]
February 11, 2012 at 12:16 AM
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Ages: 11 - 14
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Egyptian Sarcophagus Paper-Craft
From YouTube, produced by Dover Publications Paper Project
This video shows the assembly of a paper-crafted Egyptian sarcophagus.  ( This set shows a set of three nesting boxes.)  Teachers could show this to students studying Egyptian history before having them design their own sarcophaguses.  ( 4:17)
January 7, 2012 at 12:53 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Ancient Egypt Documentary - Complete History - 8000 B.C. to 30 B.C. Part 1
From YouTube
This video is titled Egypt Uncovered: Chaos and Kings. This two-hour documentary will have to broken into smaller sections for history and social studies classrooms. (1:56:56)
July 7, 2014 at 09:54 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Ancient Egypt - The Gift of the Nile
From vimeo.com, produced by Viemo
This is a 28-minute video that deals with the history of Egypt and its dependence on the Nile River to survive and grow. It shows how many of the iconic forms were built and the development of paper and even farming practices. A good introduction vid... [more]
April 5, 2011 at 10:40 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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African Rock Art Engravings and Carvings in the Sahara
From YouTube
This video shows examples of African Rock Art and engravings in the Sahara. There is some narration, but the teacher must provide context and a map of the area would help students understand better. (01:35)
January 3, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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The Origin of Egyptian Civilization, Part 2
From YouTube
This video answers the question: Who were the Ancient Egyptians? (06:14)
Found by klane in Ancient Africa
December 7, 2010 at 12:22 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Empires in Africa
From howstuffworks.com, produced by Discovery
This two-minute video explores two of the ancient African Empires. These two empires, Mali and Ghana were great trade cities that lie on the Niger River, but were destroyed by African Muslims.  Mali rose after the downfall of Ghana. It was controll... [more]
April 5, 2011 at 10:06 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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The Origin of Egyptian Civilization, Part 3
From YouTube
Learn the history and origin of the ancient black people who are called Egyptians. There's information stretching further back, further than the pre-dynastic period. Some questionable facts and fairly old data are given. (09:49)
Found by klane in Ancient Africa
December 7, 2010 at 12:27 AM
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