National Geographic Live – Beauty and the Bizarre with Photographer Anand Varma

GRADES 5 - 8 / 60 MINUTES

Wed., Oct. 24, 2018 · 10:00am
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Curriculum Connections: History/Social Studies, Science/Math, Theatre

Anand Varma

National Geographic Live
Furthering the knowledge and understanding of our world is the core purpose of National Geographic. Premium storytelling and visually stunning photography inspires people to act, enlightens their perspective, and provokes conversation. National Geographic Live is a highly acclaimed speaker series bringing the world’s best scientists, explorers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers to the stage.

Beauty and the Bizarre
Be amazed at the world’s smallest wonders. Biologist turned photographer Anand Varma shares dramatic, bizarre, and beautiful images to reveal the secret world of the miniature life around us. Students will see natural history come into microscopic focus, from a parasitic wasp consuming a caterpillar, to the secret life cycle of a honeybee, and the lightning-fast behaviors of hummingbirds.

Themes: animals, biology, science, photography, geography

National Geographic Live Website
Anand Varma’s Website
Study Guide

Learning Experience Day Program
Following the performance, students can participate in hands on activities related to the presentation.  Your group will attend the show and then visit UW-Green Bay’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology to learn more – all in one day! Space is limited.  Please contact our Education Department for details and availability.