Five Female Ocean Explorers

Meet a few of our explorers focusing on all things ocean! Check out our archive of Explorer Classroom events to meet even more. 1. Meet Sylvia Earle “Called “Her Deepness” by the New Yorker and the New York Times, “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress, and the first “Hero for the Planet,” Sylvia is an oceanographer, explorer, author, and lecturer with experience as a … Continue reading Five Female Ocean Explorers

Explorer magazine announces special issue devoted to women in science

A scientist who changed the way the world sees chimpanzees. A linguist who explored the Puno region of Peru in search of a new language. A 16-year-old explorer who skied across the South Pole, unaided and unassisted. What do these people have in common? All are women. National Geographic Explorer magazine’s January-February 2019 issue tells the tales of these three enterprising women—primatologist Jane Goodall, linguist Sandhya … Continue reading Explorer magazine announces special issue devoted to women in science

Educator Spotlight: Female Environmental Superheroes

Becky Deehr, this week’s Educator of the Week, is a life science teacher for 7th grade girls. She created an impactful, low-maintenance project that fused art and science, recognized female environmentalists, and inspired her students to fight for what they believe in. Becky teaches at Hutchison School in Memphis, Tennessee. What drew you to being a teacher, and why did you choose to teach at … Continue reading Educator Spotlight: Female Environmental Superheroes