By Virginia Kirsch
Students read about the continent of Antarctica and view maps. A short quiz completes the activity.
Learners view maps of Australia and New Zealand and locate the territories and states of these countries in an interactive exercise.
Students read about Benelux, the three countries in Europe that work together as an economic unit. Students test their knowledge by identifying the countries on a map.
Business Cards Around the World
Students read about the use of business cards in various countries and the customs that Americans should follow when presenting a card in those parts of the world.
Can You Speak Hmong?
In this learning activity you'll see and hear basic Hmong phrases.
Students read about the provinces and territories of Canada and identify key resources in each area.
Capital Cities of Central America
Learners review the names of the capital cities of the seven Central American countries and locate the cities on a map.
Students read about the Caspian Sea and use a map to identify the five countries that surround it.
In this learning activity you'll locate the countries of Central America on a map.
Checklist for World Travel
Learners read a list of issues to be considered when traveling internationally, such as the beliefs, communication styles, gift-giving customs, and entertainment preferences of people in various cultures.
Chickens Around the World
In this learning activity you'll explore how different cultures cook chicken in a variety of traditional dishes.
Coastal West and Central Africa
Students read about the countries of West and Central Africa and identify them on a map.
Countries of Southern Africa
Students read about five countries in Southern Africa and locate them on a map.
Countries of the Middle East
Students locate the countries of the Middle East on a map in this interactive exercise.
Learners follow the route of the Danube River as it flows through Europe. A map exercise completes this activity.
In this learning activity you'll read about the history of one of the world's newest nations and test their knowledge with a short quiz.
English Words of French Origin
In this learning activity you'll read and listen to English words from the French language.
European Economic Community: Part 1
In this learning activity you'll explore how the European Economic Community get started.
European Union: Part 2
Students view maps and answer questions about the newest nine members of the European Union.
European Union: Part 3
Learners identify the countries waiting to be admitted to the European Union. A map exercise completes the activity.
Gift Giving Around the World
Giving gifts is an important part of conducting business around the world. Learners read about the kinds of gifts that are welcomed in various cultures, and which are not. A quiz completes the activity.
In this learning activity you'll quiz yourself about Greenland by answering questions about the people, the land, and the economy.
Horn of Africa
Students read about the countries that make up the Horn of Africa and locate them on a map.
International Time Zones
Students read about the 24 time zones and make conversions.
International Time Zones (Screencast)
In this screencast, you will learn about the 24 time zones.
In this learning activity you'll explore Russia's Lake Baikal, the largest lake in the world.
North American and East Asian Customs
In this learning activity you'll discover different cultural traditions between East Asian people and North Americans.
Students read about the world's active volcanoes that make up the "Ring of Fire." In an interactive exercise, they locate these volcanoes on maps.
Refugees of the World
In this learning activity you'll read about the 12 million refugees in the world, from what countries they come, and what countries give them refuge. Learners locate some of these countries on maps in an interactive exercise.
Sahel of Africa
Students locate the seven countries in the Sahel region, which is between the Sahara and the coastal rain forests. They identify the famous city of Timbuktu in a map exercise.
Shaking Hands Around the World
Students read about the greeting customs of people in different parts of the world and take a short quiz.
South Africa and Its Neighbors
Students read about South Africa and the countries that surround it. They test their knowledge in a map exercise.
South Asia - The Asian Subcontinent (Screencast)
Students identify and locate the seven countries on the Asian Subcontinent.
Learners read about the 10 countries in the region between India and China. A map exercise completes the activity.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.
The Asian Subcontinent
The Black Sea
Students view a map of the countries that surround the Black Sea and test their knowledge in an interactive exercise.
The Five Largest Deserts of the World
In this learning activity you'll explore the five largest deserts of the world.
The Five Largest Rivers of Africa
In this learning activity you'll practice identifying and locating the five largest rivers of Africa.
The Five Largest Rivers of Africa (Screencast)
In this screencast, we will identify the five largest rivers of Africa.
The Five Pillars of Islam
In this learning activity you'll review the five Muslim beliefs.
The Middle East
Students locate the countries of Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan on a map in this interactive learning object.
Time and Punctuality Around the World
Students view a world map and click on a country or continent to read about how the people there view time. A brief quiz concludes the activity.
What Happened to Yugoslavia?
This interactive learning object updates students on the former country of Yugoslavia. A map is included.
Where Is Afghanistan?
Students read about Afghanistan and view maps. They also answer questions about the country and its neighbors.
Where Is Bolivia?
In this learning activity you'll review a map of South America and read about Bolivia.
Where Is Colombia?
In this learning activity you'll read about Colombia and view a map.
Where Is Japan?
Students read about Japan and test their knowledge by answering questions. They also locate Japan's major islands and the bordering countries on a map.
Where Is Russia?
Students read important facts about Russia and locate cities and bodies of water on a map. They then take a brief quiz.
This learning object presents the seven continents and four oceans. Three different world maps are provided.
World's Smallest Countries
Learners read about the five smallest countries in the world: The Vatican, Monaco, Naru, San Marino and Liechtenstein. A brief quiz completes the activity.