Activities and Answers for Sudan

Language Arts

  • Visit ArabNet - Sudan and read about the food and drink. Of all the foods described, which would you like to eat? Is anything similar to what you eat? Answers will vary.
  • Visit ArabNet - Sudan and read about the climate. Of the three areas in Sudan, where would you prefer to live? Why? Answers will vary.

Social Studies

  • Visit this exhibition from the University of Chicago. What people group lived in Sudan? Nubians What country conquered them two times (B.C.)? Egypt Look at the historical pictures. What did you like? What did you learn? Answers will vary.
  • Look at this map of ancient Nubia and compare it with this modern map from Atlapedia. What countries share Nubian heritage? Egypt and Sudan Where are most of the cities in ancient Nubia? along the Nile river Where are most of the cities now? along the Nile river Why do you think that is? Answers will vary - they should touch on the importance of water!
  • Visit the Encyclopedia of the Orient and look up the Nile River. Where does it start? in Burundi What do you think Sudan would be like without the river? Answers will vary.
  • Visit ArabNet - Sudan and look at the map and geography. What is the capital? Khartoum What two rivers converge at its location? Blue and White Nile How do you think this would benefit the city? Answers will vary.
  • Visit Miftah Shamali - Sudan and the U of Penn Sudan for more information.


  • Visit Atlapedia: Sudan and find out the area in km. 2,505,813 sq. km. What is the population? 27,376,500 people About how many people live in each square km? about 11 Read about the location and geography. Do you think the people are evenly spread throughout the country? probably not Why? because much of the country is a desert


  • Visit ArabNet - Sudan and read about the Christian history. Pray that the Sudanese will return to their Christian roots.
  • Read the latest news from Sudan. What can you pray for? Note, in light of the US bombing of Sudan August 20, 1998 (that's the day I'm writing this), I think it is important to note how hard it would be for North American missionaries to have effect in this country because of the anti-US attitude in the country.
  • *Read ADRA News and this too about Sudan and Sudan refugees. What can you pray for?

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