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Extreme Cave Diving with Kenny Broad

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Speaker Kenny Broad, Environmental Anthropologist Kenny Broad, National Geographic's Explorer of the Year for 2011, is also an accomplished cave diver. He pursues this extreme avocation not for sport but to gain valuable insights. Doubling as a recognized, and quite funny, environmental anthropologist, Broad uses his research to solve problems of climate change and freshwater resource management. Join him for a fantastic voyage into the beautiful but dangerous "blue holes" of the Bahamas—a potential treasure trove of scientific knowledge, captured in incredible images and video. To read a full biography, click here. Find out more about the NG Live! Event: Extreme Cave Diving: Exploring the Blue Holes of the Bahamas.

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Bahamas
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Bahamas

Explore a map of the islands that make up the Bahamas.

  • Concepts: bahamas, caribbean sea, islands
fossil
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fossil

Fossils are the preserved remains, or traces of remains, of ancient animals and plants

  • Best for: Grades 3-8 (ages 8-14)
  • Concepts: fossils, history, paleontology, preservation, remains
Underwater Archaeologist: Dr. Guillermo de Anda
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Underwater Archaeologist: Dr. Guillermo de Anda

Guillermo de Anda is an underwater archeologist who specializes in the search for Mayan artifacts. By diving in caves and cenotes, he is able to recover treasures that have been long lost for hundred of years.

  • Best for: Grades 8+ (ages 13+)
  • Concepts: archaeology, caves, cenotes, emerging explorers, guillermo de anda, maya, mexico, real-world geography
anthropology
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anthropology

Anthropology is the study of the origin and development of human societies and cultures.

  • Best for: Grades 6+ (ages 11+)
  • Concepts: anthropology, archaeology, cultural relativism, culture, ethnography, field work, participant-observation
sinkhole
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sinkhole

A sinkhole is a hole in the ground that forms when water dissolves surface rock

  • Best for: Grades 6+ (ages 11+)
  • Concepts: caves, cenotes, erosion, freshwater, limestone, rocks, sinkholes
Water World
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Water World

Cenotes on the Yucatan Peninsula may have had spiritual importance to the ancient Maya.

  • Best for: Grades 6+ (ages 11+)
  • Concepts: anthropology, archaeology, belize, cenotes, expeditions, freshwater, history, latin america, maya