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Biodiversity Global Town Hall with Biologist, E.O. Wilson.

Recommended for Sixth Grade to Adult Learner


E.O. Wilson's Global Town Hall

A discussion with one of the greatest scientists of our time

Who:

Edward O. Wilson, world-renowned Harvard biologist, Alabama native, mentor of generations of scientists, champion of environmental conservation, and YOU: students, educators, scientists, conservationists, photographers, storytellers, and engaged inhabitants of planet earth.                

 

What:      

Join E.O. Wilson as he empowers a new new generation of Scientists to embark on journeys at the cutting edge of science. Against a backdrop of images from the Gotongosa Restoration Project in Mozambique and coinciding with the launch of the museum's permament exhibit of the digital high school biology textbook, E.O. Wilson's Life on Earth, E.O. Wilson will discuss how studying and exploring biodiversity is now cutting-edge science, offering hands-on physical adventure and the promise of contributing to important advances in medicine and the environment.

 

Why:

E.O. Wilson is among the leading voices bringing attention to the loss of our Earth's biodiversity. He will draw from a lifetime of research, exploration, advocacy, and writing to inspire and engage high school students regarding the importance of biodiversity and environmental conservation. In conversation with the audience, and responding to questions, Dr. Wilson will offer advice to those who are engaged in and will inherit the urgent mission to protect, maintain, and restore the biodiversity of our planet.

 

Before December 13th
Join the conversation!

On December 13th
Live event: 1pm EST, 10am PST

Send your questions for E.O. Wilson
throughout the month of November to
askeowilson@eowilsonfoundation.org

In person at the Nature Research Center,
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

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Live streaming into your classroom
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For more information, please visit www.eowilsonfoundation.org

Join our mailing list for updates on the event!
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  Created November 12, 2012.                                                                      Last updated December 4, 2012.

IQ Leaning Network

Video Library

Education Sponsors

IQ Learning Network
  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting