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CBC: Ramadan: 6 things you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask site description for CBC: Ramadan: 6 things you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask
What exactly is it? How do Muslims survive if they can't eat for a month? A Muslim from PEI describes the purpose of the month of fasting and how you can support your Muslim friends. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-ramadan-muslim-questions-1.3622622

 
Arthur: Ramadan site description for Arthur: Ramadan
Hit the blue arrows to flip through Sue Ellen's scrapbook and learn about Ramadan and the celebration that follows, Eid ul-Fitr. 
http://pbskids.org/arthur/holiday/scrapbook/ramadan.html

 
Celebrating Ramadan: 6 Lessons Kids Learn site description for Celebrating Ramadan: 6 Lessons Kids Learn
Read about some of the important things that Muslim kids learn as they participate in Ramadan with their family. 
http://multiculturalkidblogs.com/2016/05/30/celebrating-ramadan-6-lessons-kids-learn/

 
National Geographic: Celebrating Ramadan site description for National Geographic: Celebrating Ramadan
This short article about Ramadan describes the fasting and the celebration that follows. There are four photos as well. 
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/history/ramadan/#ramadan_lights.jpg

 
Crash Course: Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars site description for Crash Course: Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars
In this Crash Course video, John Green teaches the history of Islam, including the revelation of the Qu'ran to Muhammad, the five pillars of Islam, how the Islamic empire got its start, Ramadan and much more. 
https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/80370a61-7d89-4c5a-be08-6f8cdae7a41d/islam-the-quran-and-the-five-pillars-
all-without-a-flamewar-crash-course-world-history-13/#.WQzKbNIrKW8

 
Month of Ramadan site description for Month of Ramadan
This article from the Islamic Foundation of Toronto answers key questions: what is Ramadan? why do Muslims fast? what is the purpose of fasting? 
http://www.islamicfoundation.ca/ramadan.aspx

 
Ramadan: Long Summer Fast site description for Ramadan: Long Summer Fast
In this 9 minute podcast, young Muslims observing Ramadan share how they are using creative ways to battle their cravings. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/ramadan-long-summer-fast-1.2708170

 
Gallery: Ramadan Around the World site description for Gallery: Ramadan Around the World
Take a look at this collection of images of Muslims in Pakistan, Iraq, Indonesia and Lebanon preparing for and observing Ramadan. 
http://globalnews.ca/news/703593/gallery-ramadan-around-the-world-2/

 
Scholastic: Ramadan site description for Scholastic: Ramadan
Learn about Ramadan with this one-page article from Scholastic. You will learn what happens during Ramadan, when it is observed and the festival that follows. 
http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/holidays/ramadan.asp

 
Ramadan is Here site description for Ramadan is Here
In this short video about Ramadan, several young Muslims share their feelings about their connection to nature, the annual fast and prayer. The video ends with music and prayer. 
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2011/07/29/august-6-2010-ramadan-is-here/6760/

 
Ramadan site description for Ramadan
In this video, two young American Muslims observe Ramadan, a month-long period of fasting and prayer that lasts from sunrise to sunset. They describe their daytime practices, which may include an hour or more of reading the Qur'an, and their evening meal. 
https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/islam08.socst.world.glob.ramadan/ramadan/#.WQzZQNIrKW9

 
Nadia's Ramadan site description for Nadia's Ramadan
Nadia, a Muslim-American girl, describes the celebration of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast during the day. She describes a day for her family as she fasts for a whole day. Nadia explains when Ramadan happens and what it means for adults and children. The video ends with a description of Eid, the holiday... 
https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/c242a960-8ebc-43c3-a155-b985b78a719d/ramadan/#.WQzZd9IrKW9
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