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Explorer ClassroomAGE 13-17 / Grade 9-12

Protecting the Path of the Panther! | Carlton Ward

Follow in the footsteps of Florida panthers with Explorer Carlton Ward Jr to learn how he’s using photography to reveal and advocate for the wonders of a world on the brink of being lost
May 03, 2023  1:00 PM ET
About this Event

Join Explorer and conservation photographer Carlton Ward and learn how he is working as an ambassador for the recovery of the Florida panther. This plan calls for the conservation of hundreds of thousands of acres of ranchlands and forests across Florida! This event is hosted in collaboration with National Geographic Learning.

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 students ages 13-18 and will take place on May 3rd @ 1pm ET; register for the time that works best for your class. 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. May’s theme is Wildlife! We’ll focus on building the attitudes of curiosity and empathy, and the skills of applying geographic perspectives, acquiring geographic knowledge, and taking informed action. Explorers will demonstrate the 21st Century Skills of critical thinking and problem solving. The related standards are Earth and Human Activity, Ecosystems, and Geography. 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.

How to Participate

#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.

National Geographic Learning, a part of Cengage Group, has a mission to bring the world to the classroom and the classroom to life. National Geographic Learning publishes materials for K-12 teachers and learners across a range of subjects, including biology, civics, and history.

May 03, 2023
1:00 PM ET
How to Watch
Watch live via Youtube or participate on screen with Zoom. Register for details on how to join.