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Africa Today

Africa Today

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Item Number:
DCS DC775510
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Closed Caption:
Discovery Channel School
Grade Level:
6 - 8
How have recent tumultuous events affected Africa's families, economies, and environments? This presentation describes many ways of life in Africa and puts a human face on events and places in the news. Segments create a compelling portrait of life in modern Africa. Testing Times--Focuses on students in the Democratic Republic of Congo as they take their country's high-school exams after years of civil unrest and war. One Girl's Life--Introduces Asbeth, age 11, and follows her daily activities in Ethiopia. School for Girls: A Dream Comes True--Tells the story of a girls' high school in Tanzania, where students gain farming skills and tools to sustain themselves and their families. Medical Crisis in Africa--Investigates the devastating impact of AIDS on Africa's children and families. Living on the Forest's Edge--Examines how deforestation in Ghana affects rural life. Oil vs. Soil--Shows the effects of oil drilling on farmers in Nigeria.

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