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.
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.
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.