Synopsis by Rob Ferrier
Each video of this series offers an overview of the vast lands stretching below Africa's Sahara Desert. Each concentrates on a single factor critical to a basic understanding of this diverse and ever more important region. Intended for use in the elementary or middle school classroom, each tape is accompanied by a study guide. This episode examines how the lifestyles of Africans have changed as they move into an ever-changing modern world and must cope with the loss of traditional occupations.