This November, Explorer Classroom will be exploring history and what the past can tell us about our present, or even the future. Join Explorer and Egyptian archaeologist Nora Shawki, whose work focuses on the lives and culture of non-Elite Ancient Egyptians, to learn more about protecting what matters, uncovering history, and how everyone can dig and learn!
Explorer Classroom is an interactive session that connects learners with National Geographic Explorers for short lessons and Q&A. After the featured Explorer’s lesson, your students will have a chance to have their questions answered in real time! This event is recommended for student groups in grades K-2 and will take place on November 28th @ 11am ET. A recording of the event will be available to watch on-demand on our YouTube channel if your students cannot attend live.
This school year, each month will be organized around a specific theme to help students build an #ExplorerMindset. November’s theme is Learning from the Past! We’ll focus on building the attitudes of curiosity and empathy, and the skills of applying geographic perspectives and critical thinking. Explorers will demonstrate the 21st Century Skills of critical thinking and problem solving. The related standards are Community, Earth & Human Activity, Geography, and Indigenous History. Teachers, we’ve also created a new interactive guide, Explorer Mindset in Action! Share this with your students to take them on a learning journey with each of our Explorers that sparks curiosity, builds empathy, and empowers ALL learners to take action.
#ExplorerClassroom is for everyone! All events are free.
There are two ways to participate in the virtual event, as a featured class on screen or watching live on YouTube. If space is available, you may request to be a featured class during the registration process.