Happy Big Cat Week! This year, instead of telling your students why big cats are important, why not let them tell you? Several years ago, Dereck and Beverly Joubert, renowned wildlife filmmakers and National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence, started a program called “Letters to Lions” asking children to write letters explaining what lions mean to them. The letters were delivered to African leaders in charge of policy decisions about … Continue reading Weekly Warm-Up: Five Reasons to Save Big Cats—According to Kids
Who better to learn from about lions, leopards, tigers, and other big cats than National Geographic Big Cats Explorers themselves? Big cats in the wild are disappearing at an alarming rate. In fact, within your lifetime, lions in the wild could disappear forever. Since 2009, National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative has worked to reverse this decline through on‐the‐ground conservation and education projects. Don’t miss this … Continue reading Hang Out with Big Cats Explorers from National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative!
A must watch: These inspiring young girls have taken on the challenge of raising rhino awareness into their classmates’ hands. Know of inspired and energetic students of your own? Share your story with us, and get your students involved. Here are ways to encourage your students to be Rhino Innovators: 1. Get in the know: Help them learn about rhinos, where they live, and why they are … Continue reading An Incredible Story Unfolding