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Charly’s Expedition to Australia

Wildlife biologist Charly Plaisir travels once a year from Montreal, Canada to Wilsons Promontory National Park in Australia to observe kangaroos in their natural environment. What is it like to study kangaroos up-close? Through this Virtual Field Trip, Charly is joining (virtually) an elementary school in New York City to share his work and inspire the next generation of field biologists and explorers. Would you like to bring a Reach the World explorer into your school? Visit our Explorer Program page to learn more and sign up today!

Women of The Explorers Club: Dr. Kristen Lear

Dr. Kristen Lear is an endangered species interventions specialist at Bat Conservation International. Through this Virtual Field Trip connected with The Women of The Explorers Club virtual exchange, Kristen is joining (virtually) an elementary school in Toronto, Ontario to talk about her STEM career and her life-long love of bats. She will also share her experiences as a field researcher, inspiring the next generation of field scientists and explorers. Want to learn more about Kristen? Check out her article, “To the Bat Cave! Exploring to Save a Species“. Would you like to bring a Reach the World explorer into your school? Visit [...]

Unlocking the Oceans’ Secrets: Adrian Dunlop

What lies in the darkest, most remote depths of our oceans? The explorers at Ocean Infinity are using cutting-edge technology to explore Earth's last major frontier--and you can join the expedition! Meet Adrian Dunlop, Vessels Manager at Ocean Infinity. From skiing in the mountains of Scotland to searching for shipwrecks in the deep ocean, Adrian's career path has been full of adventure. Adrian is going to tell us how he became an ocean explorer, and show how you can turn a passion into a career! Here’s how you can join: 1. Meet Adrian with your class (Thursday, May 6 @ [...]

The World of Modern Mapping: Philip Mielke

How can modern maps help us see the world in an entirely new way? The experts at Esri are using advanced mapping technology to identify and solve complex, real-world problems–let’s see how! Meet Philip Mielke, a 3D Web Experience Product Manager at Esri. Philip will share how he uses incredible visual effects to create immersive, three-dimensional map experiences. Do you have a question for Philip? Join the livestream and ask him yourself! Here’s how you can join: 1. Meet Philip with your class (Tuesday, May 11 @ 2:00 p.m. EST) To join the livestream event, simply click on the embedded [...]

Exploring Tunisia with Ouseema

Welcome to Meet the World! Today we are speaking with Oussema Dhieb, a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) from Sfax, Tunisia! Oussema is joining us to talk about his home country of Tunisia and Tunisian culture. Following his presentation, he will answer questions from students. Join us! On-camera spots for students are available for this event. Sign up here.

Unlocking the Oceans’ Secrets: Holly Ewart

What lies in the darkest, most remote depths of our oceans? The explorers at Ocean Infinity are using cutting-edge technology to explore Earth's last major frontier--and you can join the expedition! Ocean Infinity's Holly Ewart is back to talk about the future of our oceans and what we can do to help protect them. How can we continue to explore and unlock the oceans' secrets while ensuring their survival for future generations? Let's ask her! Here’s how you can join: 1. Meet Holly with your class (Thursday, May 13 @ 10:00 a.m. EST) To join the livestream event, simply click [...]

Charly’s Expedition to Australia

Wildlife biologist Charly Plaisir travels once a year from Montreal, Canada to Wilsons Promontory National Park in Australia to observe kangaroos in their natural environment. What is it like to study kangaroos up-close? Through this Virtual Field Trip, Charly is joining (virtually) an elementary school in Brooklyn, New York to share his work and inspire the next generation of field biologists and explorers. Would you like to bring a Reach the World explorer into your school? Visit our Explorer Program page to learn more and sign up today!

The World of Modern Mapping: Charlie Fitzpatrick

How can modern maps help us see the world in an entirely new way? The experts at Esri are using advanced mapping technology to identify and solve complex, real-world problems–let’s see how! We've met a wide range of Esri mapping experts, and it's time to reconnect with Esri's Charlie Fitzpatrick to conclude our modern mapping journey. How can students make modern maps of their own? What kind of careers are available in mapping? Let's ask him! Here’s how you can join: 1. Meet Charlie with your class (Tuesday, May 18 @ 2:00 p.m. EST) To join the livestream event, simply [...]

Global Biodiversity Festival

Have you and your students been enjoying Jesse's BackyardBio Expedition? If so, you're going to love the Global Biodiversity Festival! May 22nd is the International Day for Biological Diversity, and you're invited to join our friends at Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants to celebrate with a virtual extravaganza featuring scientists, explorers and conservationists from across the globe! Exploring By The Seat Of Your Pants will be broadcasting live for 72 hours straight, with 150+ speakers spanning the globe and exploring biodiversity from every angle. REGISTER HERE: The Global Biodiversity Festival is free to join, but registration is necessary [...]

Cronkite Award Nomination with Eric Yuan

Reach the World is excited to share that Mr. Eric Yuan, Founder and CEO of Zoom, will accept RTW's 2021 Cronkite Award! During this special event, students across the country will nominate Mr. Yuan for this award, sharing stories about how Zoom has impacted their learning during the 2020-21 academic year. The winners from a nationwide essay contest will each get to ask Mr. Yuan a question--live! Registration for this event is now closed. If you believe you registered for this event but have not received further information via email, please contact educators@reachtheworld.org.

Exploring Morocco with Yassine

Welcome to Meet the World! Today we are speaking with Yassine Ben Abou, a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) from Tangier, Morocco! Yassine is joining us to talk about his home country of Morocco and Moroccan culture. Following his presentation, he will answer questions from students. Join us!

Journey to the Bottom of the Ocean

Happy World Oceans Day 2021! To celebrate, take your students on a journey to the deepest point in the ocean with explorer Richard Garriott. After diving almost seven miles beneath the Pacific Ocean to the Mariana Trench’s Challenger Deep in early 2021, Richard became the first explorer to have explored pole-to-pole, orbited the Earth, and reached the deepest point in the ocean! Richard will be sharing his ocean adventure in a kid-friendly livestream event, hosted by Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants. To join this event, please complete this free registration form. You won't want to miss this! [...]