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Fall Lottery 

Guillermo de Anda Student Matinee 
Presented by: National Geographic Society

Enter the hidden world of caves with underwater archaeologist and National Geographic Explorer Dr. Guillermo de Anda. Guillermo will take students on a fascinating journey deep underwater where he’s found Maya treasures that have been untouched for centuries!
Date: 10/19/18
Time: 10:00 AM
Length of Event: 1.5 hours
Location:  National Geographic Society - Grosvenor Auditorium; 1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Discipline: Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Science / STEM
Curriculum Connections: Science, Technology, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: 5th - 8th Grade
Ticket capacity: 200 (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible.)

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Jodi Magness Student Matinee
Presented by: National Geographic Society

Dig into ancient civilizations with archaeologist and National Geographic Explorer Dr. Jodi Magness! Jodi makes long-gone cultures and modern research come alive for students. She guides them through some of her most exciting excavations and discoveries, including at the age-old village of Huquq in Israel’s Galilee, where she has been excavating an amazing fifth-century synagogue paved with beautiful and unique designs.
Date: 11/29/18
Time: 10:00 AM
Length of Event: 1.5 hours
Location:  National Geographic Society - Grosvenor Auditorium; 1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Discipline:  Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film, Science / STEM
Curriculum Connections: Science, Technology, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: 5th - 8th (SPECIALLY RECOMMENDED FOR 7TH GRADE)
Ticket capacity: 200 per date (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible.)

Supplementary Materials: Jodi Magness

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Bob Ballard Student Matinee
Presented by: National Geographic Society

National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Dr. Bob Ballard is best known for his historic discoveries of the Titanic wreckage and hydrothermal vents, places where life does not depend on the sun. During his long career he has conducted more than 150 deep sea expeditions using the latest in exploration technology. Bob will dazzle students with stories from his amazing expeditions, and inspire them to make their own discoveries! 
Date: 10/25/18
Time: 10:00 AM
Length of Event: 1.5 hours
Location:  National Geographic Society - Grosvenor Auditorium; 1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Discipline: Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film, Science / STEM
Curriculum Connections: Science, Technology, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: 5th - 8th Grade
Ticket capacity: 200 (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible.)

Supplementary Materials: Bob Ballard

Meg Lowman Student Matinee 
Presented by: National Geographic Society

Climb up to the top of the rain forest with canopy biologist Dr. Meg Lowman, better known by her nickname, Canopy Meg! Many years ago, Meg pioneered the idea of studying biodiversity from up in the treetops. But she can’t study trees if there are no trees left, so she climbed back down to earth to advocate for conservation. Meg will share the beauty and wonder of the rain forest with students, inspiring them to do their part to protect it for years to come. 
Date: 9/21/18
Time: 10:00 AM
Length of Event: 1.5 hours
Location: National Geographic Society - Grosvenor Auditorium; 1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Discipline: Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Science / STEM
Curriculum Connections: Science, Technology, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: 5th - 8th Grade
Ticket capacity: 200 per date (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible. Smaller groups are easiest to accommodate in our transportation budget.)

Supplementary Materials: Meg Lowman

M Jackson Student Matinee
Presented by: National Geographic Society

Geographer, adventurer, environmental educator, and National Geographic Explorer Dr. M Jackson studies glaciers and climate change. She’s worked for over a decade in the Arctic, chronicling climate change, guiding backcountry trips, and exploring glacial systems. Her vivid storytelling will transport students into the Arctic world, humanize climate change, and inspire action. 
Date: 11/16/18
Time: 10:00 AM
Length of Event: 1.5 hours
Location:  National Geographic Society - Grosvenor Auditorium; 1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Discipline:  Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies, Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film, Science / STEM
Curriculum Connections: Science, Technology, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: 5th - 8th Grade
Ticket capacity: 200 per date (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible. Smaller groups are easiest to accommodate in our transportation budget.)

Supplementary Materials: M Jackson

 

 

 

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