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Countries Around the World--Jordan
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Welcome to Jordan! In this program, students will travel to the capital city of Amman and wander through the ruins of a Roman amphitheater on the way to a souk -- an Arab market -- to shop for spices to make mansaf, a traditional Jordanian dish. Throughout the program, students will learn about some of the cultural traditions, history, climate and politics of Jordan, including an introduction to the Bedouins, a nomadic tribe. Before their journey ends, students will visit the Folklore Museum, listen to the muezzin call the faithful to prayer and travel through a narrow canyon to the ancient city of Petra. A teacher's guide for the series is included. 13 min. CC.