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“Two Deserts, One Sky”

“Two Deserts, One Sky” is a project by UA doctoral student Danielle Adams. It gives information and activities on Islamic astronomy, which was highly developed in the medieval Muslim world. Medieval Arabs, Persians, Spaniards, etc. used astronomy to calculate Muslim prayer times, navigate through deserts and across seas, and determine figure out night shifts for water supplies.

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“Two Deserts, One Sky”- Islam World & Sciences Website

“Two Deserts, One Sky” is a project by UA doctoral student Danielle Adams. It gives information and activities on Islamic astronomy, which was highly developed in the medieval Muslim world. Medieval Arabs, Persians, Spaniards, etc. used astronomy to calculate Muslim prayer times, navigate through deserts and across seas, and determine figure out night shifts for water supplies. F

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Islam World and Science Academic Website - “Two Deserts, One Sky”

"Two Deserts, One Sky” is a project by UA doctoral student Danielle Adams. It gives information and activities on Islamic astronomy, which was highly developed in the medieval Muslim world. Medieval Arabs, Persians, Spaniards, etc. used astronomy to calculate Muslim prayer times, navigate through deserts and across seas, and determine figure out night shifts for water supplies.

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Brown University "Choices"

hoices (put out by Brown University) has so many resources for educators. The focus is on high school students, but I think many materials are really too advanced for younger high school students – but work well for upper-level high school or for early college students. Some are free (“Teaching with the News” lessons); others are low-cost.

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University of North Carolina's Worldview Project Resources

The University of North Carolina's Worldview project has many fantastic - free - resources for community college educators who want more global content in their curriculum. They have curriculum modules that can be inserted into pre-existing courses and new courses that can be added to the curriculum.

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North Carolina Website "Re-Orienting the Veil"

If you teach about women in Islamic cultures, the University of North Carolina's website "Re-Orienting the Veil" may interest you. It's full of resources and photos on veiling, not only in the Middle East or Islamic cultures.

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Life of Muhammad

PBS series on the Life of Muhammad. The show is available online until 9/13/2013.
http://video.pbs.org/video/2365065552/
LIFE OF MUHAMMAD
The Seeker
• Aired: 08/20/2013
• Length: 55:05
• Expires on 09/03/2013
• Rating: TV-PG
Omaar examines the world into which Muhammad was born, his marriage to his first wife, Khadijah, as well as his first revelations and the profound impact they had on his life and on the lives of those closest to him.

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Mada Masr

Alternative news and commentary on current events in Egypt.

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Institue for Social Policy and Understanding

ISPU is an independent, nonpartisan think tank and research organization committed to conducting objective, empirical research and offering expert policy analysis on some of the most pressing issues facing the United States. These issues include U.S. foreign policy, national security, the economy, and public health. In addition, ISPU has assembled leading experts across multiple disciplines and built a solid reputation as a trusted source for information about American Muslims and Muslim communities around the world.

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Jadaliyya

Jadaliyya is an independent ezine produced by ASI (Arab Studies Institute), the umbrella organization that produces Arab Studies Journal, Tadween Publishing, FAMA, and Quilting Point, and Tadween Publishing.

Jadaliyya provides a unique source of insight and critical analysis that combines local knowledge, scholarship, and advocacy with an eye to audiences in the United States, the Arab world, and beyond. The site currently publishes posts both in Arabic and in English.

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