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Events taking place from October through December will be available in the Fall Lottery opening on September 9th.

Social By Nature
Presented by: National Geographic Society

A biologist turned photographer and filmmaker, Ronan Donovan has spent hours up in the forest canopy of Uganda studying wild chimpanzees, weeks filming puffins on a remote island in Scotland, and even an entire year living inside Yellowstone National Park to document the life of wolves. Ronan’s work captures the incredible similarities we humans share with other social mammals in the animal kingdom.
Date: 10/10/19
Time: 10:15AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location:  National Geographic Society; 1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Content Area: Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Science, Arts
Learning Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.2 Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study MS-LS2-4 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations. MS-ESS3-4 Earth and Human Activity Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth's systems.
Grades: 5th - 8th 
Ticket capacity: 200

Building the Photo Ark with Explorer Joel Satore
Presented by: National Geographic Society

Hop aboard the Photo Ark! Joel Sartore, a National Geographic Fellow and photographer, will share images of incredible biodiversity of our planet through portraits of critically endangered species. His goal is to highlight the need to protect our planet's animals and wild places. Students will learn how they too can join the conservation effort.
Date: 10/10/19
Time: 11:15AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location:  National Geographic Society; 1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Content Area: Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Civics/Government, Science
Learning Standards: MS-LS2-4 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations. MS-ESS3-4 Earth and Human Activity Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth's systems. 5.2.2 – Science and Technology Give examples of advances in technology that have positively and/or negatively affected society. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.2 Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.
Grades: 5th - 8th 
Ticket capacity: 200

Through the Lens With Eplorer Evgenia Arbugaeva
Presented by: National Geographic Society

Step behind the camera and learn the stories that happen outside the frame, direct from National Geographic photographer and storyteller Evegina Arbugaeva. Evgenia Arbugaeva was born in Tiksi, Russia. Her photographs often looks into her Arctic homeland, discovering and capturing remote worlds and the people who inhabit them.Through The Lens is an exclusive way to connect students with Evegnia and learn about what it takes to tell the stories that can shift the balance of our planet and bring us together around our shared humanity.
Date: 11/6/19
Time: 10:15AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location:  National Geographic Society; 1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Content Area: Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Science, Arts
Learning Standards: 5.2.2 – Science and Technology Give examples of advances in technology that have positively and/or negatively affected society. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.9 Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.1.C Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.2 Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.3 Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
Grades: 5th - 8th 
Ticket capacity: 200

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