This is a lesson plan from History Alive on Ibn Battutah .
The Museum of Fine Arts has an extensive Asian collection. One way to have students look at and compare objects is to teach students to collect their own collections of artwork. Here is how you do it: Go to the MFA website, Click on Explore, Click on Explore Online, Click on MyMFA (to get here you have to roll over the images on the page.)
PBS also has a beautiful section on the Hajj. The there is an pathway to go through the steps of the Hajj as well as timeline of Muhammad's life.