Exploring different mountain ranges around the world. The Rockies, the Andes and the Himalayas are three of the major mountain ranges in the world. We hear briefly about their location and main features.

First broadcast:
8 November 2007

The children could investigate and compare different mountains around the world, looking at height, vegetation, animals that live there and the range of the mountains. Which countries do they run through? Do any of these countries believe that the mountains are sacred? What do the names of the mountains mean?