Education and school system in Africa• The boys and girls are taught separately.• They’re in school from January to December.• The school was based on the youth becoming adults.• Over the years the schools have become more about education.
Africa’s Wildlife• South Africa has a large variety of wildlife snakes, birds, plain animals, and predators.• The country has 299 species of mammals and 858 species of birds.
Africa’s Climate• The climate is influenced by its latitude or how far to the north or south of the equator lays.• The regions nearest the equator receive year- round while the north and south experiences short dry winters and a lower average annual amount of rainfall.
Tallest mountain in Africa• Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa standing at 5,895 meters above sea level.• It consist of three peaks, Shira, Kibo, and Mawenzi with Uhuru peak being the highest on the Kibo crater rim.
Africa’s culture, art, and music• Africa’s music uses drums, guitars, likembes (thumb pianos), strung bows, trumpets, and xylophones.• A great variety of masks from different materials was worn with elaborate costumes and mimicked the human or activities of nature and forces in the different seasons.
African rainforest• Home to half of the continent’s animal species, Africa’s vast rainforest are falling silent.• Deforestation, road construction and slash- and-burn farming have already wiped out roughly about 90 percent of the West Africa’s rainforest.
Africa’s language and population• Afrikaans, Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, and other languages.• Population 1,032,532,974
Desertification and Clean water• Parts of coastal Africa south of the Sahara are experiencing serious desertification problems as a result of mismanagement of natural resources such as mangrove forests.• Often forces those living in water deprived regions to turn to unsafe water resources, which then contributes to waterborne disease including malaria, typhoid fever, cholera, dysentery, and diarrhea and can lead to diseases such as trachoma, plague, and typhus.
Five facts about Africa• The Nile is the longest river in the world flowing through Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt.• The world’s largest desert the Sahara is located in Africa.• Africa is home of the human species, which developed there about 5 million years ago.• Africa is the second largest continent in the world.• More people are killed in Africa by crocodiles than by lions.
Economic conditions in Africa• The economy of Africa consist of trade, industry, agricultural, and, human resources.• Africa is a resource-rich continent but many African people are poor.
“Call to Action”• Something that people can do to help the people is,• Raise awareness, adopt a child, give away clothes, and food
Reflection• What I learned about Africa is the way there climate is.• Also I learned about there education, there wildlife, the tallest mountain in Africa, and the population in Africa.
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