Chess is an game that was very popular in the Islamic Empire that has not changed very much since the time of the Mamluks and Fatimids. You could do a simple project just by teaching the rules of chess and playing some games of chess, or you could hold a life-size human chess game.
* Bicycle polo
Birth of the Chess Queen : A History, by Marilyn Yalom (2004). How the game of chess changed from West Asia to Europe.
Arab Falconry: History of a Way of Life, by Roger Upton (2002).
Al-Mansur's Book on Hunting, by Sir Terence Clark and Muawiya Derhalli