Based on the project's CD-ROM, the site contains information on106 African peoples, profiles of 27 African countries and an online searchable Catalogue of the Stanley Collection of Africa Art (with images and descriptions of over 500 items). For 47 le
sson plans from K-12 teachers in Iowa based on the CD-ROM
Teachers in grades K-8 can use folktales to bring Africa alive in their classrooms. The site, developed by teacher Phillip Martin while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia, West Africa, includes lesson plans, the folktales, plays, African r
ecipes, links to other African resources, and ideas for students to create and produce their own plays.
Talk About History is an interactive forum sponsored by HistoryNet devoted to discussion of history and history-related topics. Titles of the discussion areas to which you can post messages include: Talking History, Book Talk, Travel Talk, The Civil
War, and Military History.
The site provides links to a wide variety of internet mailinglists of interest to social studies teachers and students. The lists enable users to share information and ideas and are moderated and maintained by H-Net's editors.
Grade Five and Six students from The International School of Amsterdam have worked on several investigative projects in 1996-97 and 1997-98. In Spring 1997 grade six students spent a month studying Ancient Egypt. They worked in pairs or in threes stud
ying different aspects: the geography, the history, religion, the social structure and daily life and technology.