report and (Works Cited format)
-- St. Joseph
Library look for your country by SUBJECT or TITLE -- or check
and Country databases - if you need passwords, please email
World Factbook - facts and figures, flags, maps |
- land and climate, people, religion, language, customs, greetings, lifestyle,
food, society, holidays, etc.|
example: "Ethiopia." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2012. Web.
25 Oct 2012.
- Choose World Editions then Africa, then your
- National Language words - in left hand column under GREETINGS,
Customs and Courtesies
- Famous People in right hand column
gallery - in right hand column
"Ethiopia." Peoples of Africa. Marshall Cavendish Digital, 2012. Web. 25
- Facts and
Geography (ABC-CLIO) online database of information on countries|
example: "Ethiopia." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO,
2012. Web. 25 Oct. 2012.
- click on Explore a Country then scroll down under either
Sub-Saharan Africa OR Southwest Asia and North Africa
origin - under Media and Visuals
- topographical and political - under Media and Visuals
- biographies of famous people
- under Articles
- landforms and climate - under
- facts & figures
Online: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia online
example: "Ethiopia." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Grolier Online, 2012.
Web. 25 Oct. 2012.
- facts and figures in right hand column
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Profiles of Africa - BBC News --- timelines
- scroll to bottom of list- not all countries|
Studies -- very detailed information - but only 20 countries listed|
- flag, facts and statistics - comparisons
Discoverer - - Country Facts with Timeline - Maps of the World
Maps - printable outline map with basic info - National
Geographic Expeditions - click on your country
Africa -- activities, games, pictures,
sounds and video
by regions - Sahara, Sahel, Ethiopian highlands, Savanna, Swahili Coast, Rainforest,
Great Lakes, Southern Africa -- PBS
- people-- listing
traditions, recipes, folklore, music!
- eco information
-- animals and vegitation and topography
profile -- with slideshow and video!
Focus - sights and sounds of a continent - Univ. Wisconsin
Guide - tour site, but good information on countries, food, etc.
Studies Center - by country - links to other African resources on the internet
- U Penn.
Voices - history timeline, themes: working, living, wealth, photographs -
Smithsonian Museum Natural History
Geographic Educator Network
Museum of Aftican Art
- National Zoo - Savannah
- PBS - Africa:
from the Sahara to the Serengeti
Education - search under African art, history, culture, etc.
Pictures from Africa - free to download
Geography Games and Activities