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Ancient Africa

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Ages: 7 - 18
From nationalgeographic.com, produced by National Geographic
This 2:38 video shows how Hatshepsut was one of the most powerful egyptian female leaders. She was able to protect egypt and initiated trade expeditions. She had many great achievements during her rule. The video shows how science was able to tell wh... [more]
February 5, 2012 at 08:56 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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 rivalled those of Mesopotamia.
August 6, 2009 at 03:27 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
Ghana Empire
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery
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 gold-salt trade. The people of Ghana didn't wan... [more]
February 11, 2012 at 12:16 AM
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Ages: 11 - 14
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: 5 - 18
Mali Empire
From discovery.com, produced by Assignment Discovery
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 1:12 video provides a good overview.
February 5, 2012 at 08:52 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Coroner's Report: King Tut
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video, Shiya Ribowsky discusses a possible theory in the death of teenage pharaoh King Tut. According to theory, an accident that broke his leg caused the untimely death of teenage pharaoh King Tut. The most famous Egyptian pharaoh contracted... [more]
February 23, 2012 at 05:38 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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
African Rock Art engravings and carvings in the Sahara Africa
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.
January 3, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
The Ancient Empire of Ghana
From howstuffworks.com, produced by Discovery
The Ghana empire was the first great empire in early African history. The Ghana empire became rich by taxing Muslims who traveled to sell gold and salt. They were the first to make iron and this two minute video explains why these items made this c... [more]
April 4, 2011 at 11:52 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
The Origin of Egyptian Civilization PT.2
From YouTube
This video answers the question of who were the Ancient Egyptains?
Found by klane in Ancient Africa
December 7, 2010 at 12:22 AM
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