NatGeo Explorer Classroom: Tracking animals with Lucy Hawkes, May 7th @ 7pm

By Simon Ingram
Published 7 May 2020, 08:34 BST
National Geographic Explorer Lucy Hawkes in action.

National Geographic Explorer Lucy Hawkes in action.

Photograph by Lucy Hawkes

The National Geographic Society uses the power of science, exploration, education and storytelling to illuminate and protect the wonder of our world. Since its founding in 1888, the National Geographic Society has awarded more than 14,000 grants to National Geographic Explorers: scientists, conservationists, educators and storytellers. Over the past five years, more than 700 of these grants have been awarded to Explorers from Europe and Africa.

Now, in a new series of interactive online 'classrooms', you can meet the National Geographic Explorers near you – and hear a little about the work they are doing to make the world a better place.

Lucy Hawkes is a British biologist and animal tracking expert. She has electronically tagged and tracked turtles, sharks, birds, insects, and more! Join her for a show-and-tell of the technology that makes her work possible – and learn about the amazing animals she works with.  

This National Geographic Explorer Classroom is live on May 7th at 7pm (GMT); watch below. 


Feeling inspired? 

Check out the full list of upcoming Explorer Classrooms on the National Geographic Society Education site, and check back on National Geographic @ Home for a feast of articles, photo galleries and activities to make your time indoors a little more adventurous.


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