“Preservation of one’s own culture does not require
contempt or disrespect for other cultures.”
Explore cultures from around the globe!
Celebrate the diversity of humanity and the connections that bring us all together.
3 minute lesson
When you’re living in space what do you dream about? What do you miss most about earth? Here’s a little perspective from an astronaut on those questions.
5 minute lesson
Are our emotions universal? Will someone on the other side of the globe express theirs the same way that you do? Find out today on EWCed!
6 minute lesson
In a time before we understood extinction, sometimes the fossils we discovered were used to support the existence of mythical beasts. Here are some of them!
Hula isn’t just a beautiful dance, it is also a form of storytelling, a celebration of culture, and a feat of athleticism!
12 minute lesson
Can something like skateboarding change people’s lives? Meet some kids who are proving it can!
Did you know you can build an immunity to fear? Here are a few tips you can use when life gets a little overwhelming. Learn more on EWCed!
4 minute lesson
Matt Bray gets strangers to dance together and get out of there comfort zones to try new things!
Did you know ancient teeth are some of the best ways to understand the lives of our human ancestors? Learn what these teeth are telling us!
How do you paint with light? This beautiful art form combines photography, sculpture, light, and in this case, Finland’s unique environment and landscapes.
The Sukhishvili dancers are preserving the national culture of Georgia through traditional ballet. These dancers bring athleticism and artistry together.
It seems the world has a problem with phone addiction, so what can we do about it? Here’s how your phone is getting your attention and how you can fix it!
Without the use of modern technology, the Hōkūleʻa set off to sail around the globe. Here’s how they are preserving ancient knowledge with their voyage!
7 minute lesson
Precious Plastic is reshaping the way people think about plastic waste! They are creating solutions that can be used around the world to recycle plastic.
What is empathy? How can we use empathy to make the world better? Here are some simple skills to help you start using empathy more often!
The Zambian Handball team is defying the odds with their dreams of going to the 2020 Olympics. Check out their amazing story of hard work and resilience!
Rescue dogs are getting a new opportunity in life, saving endangered wildlife and helping us preserve some of the planet’s most fragile ecosystems!
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