Learning Activities

Colombia | Turmequé

With gunpowder required to play, the national sport of Colombia explodes in fun.

Pakistan | Wagah Border Post

A military ritual happens daily on the border between Pakistan and India.


Climate change has forced land reclamation projects that harm marine ecosystems.


Goats climb trees in search of Argan fruit. The leftovers become profitable oil.

Australia | Perth

Australia has built cross-country fences to control overpopulation of rabbits.

Costa Rica | Ujarrás

The magical ruins of a countryside church suggest it has a mysterious past.

Guatemala | Santa Avelina

Families grow plenty of food for themselves and their neighbors in home gardens.


Reindeer pull skiers in races that provide cool entertainment during the winter.

Indonesia | Adonara | Marriage

A marriage tradition on this island is a gift of antique elephant tusks.

Spain | Segovia

view of the aqueduct An ancient Roman aqueduct transported water to this town. Now it brings history.

Canada | Quebec | Poutine

A combination of french fries, cheese curds, and gravy creates a delicious dish.

Bangladesh | Chittagong

Breaking up large ships for recycling and resale is a dangerous job for workers.

United Arab Emirates

The world's tallest building has much more to recommend it than just height.

India | Ghaziabad

Going on a picnic with your friends turns into an adventure when tigers show up.

India | Kolkata

All those shards of clay in the street come from people drinking their chai.

Canada | Ontario

Curling is popular both as a winter sport on ice and as a social occasion.

Papua New Guinea

The Kombai build their homes high up in the trees, many feet off of the ground.

Philippines | Pasig

Jollibee is a restaurant chain that has expanded beyond its original borders.

Galápagos Islands

Every evening, a busy street transforms itself into an open-air restaurant.


Finding transportation in a bustling city usually requires sharing a ride.

Sri Lanka

stilt fisherman in Sri Lanka Local fishermen perch on crossed sticks to catch seafood for their families.

United Kingdom | Scotland

The Highland Games are in many locations to honor Scotland's cultural heritage.

Bangladesh | Sundarbans

Hunting for honey is a profitable business as long as you can avoid tigers.

Saudi Arabia

The purpose of ancient rock formations in the desert isn't entirely understood.