6th Grade Islam Film Resources

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The beliefs and practices of Islam


Muhammad (Britannica)

Islam (World Book) 

Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar: Crash Course World History #13 (YouTube)

Ramadan (BrainPop) Log in with Google. If asked for a code, enter hand5975.

Halal (World Book) 

World Book or Britannica

Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.

The spread of Islam and the formation of Muslim empires


Caliphate (Britannica)

Islamic Empire (World Book)

Crusades (World Book)

Saladin, Muslim hero of the Crusades (Newsela)

Ottoman Empire (BrainPop) Log in with Google. If asked for a code, enter hand5975.

World Book or Britannica

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The contributions of Muslims to the world

(architecture, education, science, geography, mathematics, medicine, literature, art, music, and more!)


Muslim inventions that shaped the modern world (CNN)

Science, Faith, and the Heavens: Astronomy in the Islamic World (Google Arts and Culture)

Machines from the East: Mechanical innovations from Muslim Civilisation (Google Arts and Culture)

Calligraphy (Google Arts and Culture)

Museum of Islamic Art Qatar (Google Arts and Culture)

al-Khwarizmi - Father of Algebra (Britannica)

Al-Idrisi - Geographer (Britannica)

Islamic Literature (Britannica)

Use World Book or Britannica to look up algebra, chess, mosque, Baghdad, Ibn Sina or Avicenna, Arabic, zoology, astronomy, or any other Muslim achievement you've learned about! 

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