Africa

Hello World Travelers! Concluding our adventures, we will be travelling south! Today we will be discussing the history, geography, and culture of Africa!

What to expect on Zoom: We will start off by doing a Show and Tell of what you all worked on yesterday. We will discuss in class the basic geography and the basic history of Africa. We will watch a few videos and discuss what we learned in the videos.

Objectives:

  • Understand the basic geography of Africa!
  • Understand the basic history of Africa!
  • Get to know the general culture of Africa!
  • Make some crafts and food from these different countries!

Want to re-watch some videos?

This video is spoken in native Maasai language with English captions! Reach out to a family member if you need help reading the captions!

Earn your points!

15 Points Recipe: West African Lime Cake

https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/244880/west-african-lime-cake/

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • Juice of 1 lime or lemon
  • 1 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 2 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Chopped Peanuts (Optional)

20 Points Teach: Take your favorite thing you learned about Africa (could be the craft, a video we watched, the recipe you made) and teach someone else in your household about it! Once you are done teaching that person – have them sign off on worksheet and bring it to show the class the next day!

This concludes our travels around the world! I hope you were able to enjoy yourself! Don’t forget to submit your final project showcasing what you have learned!