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WWF works to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife, collaborating with partners from local to global levels in nearly 100 countries.
Bring conservation and science to life by giving children the opportunity to hear from WWF experts. Through free 45-minute virtual events livestreamed on our website, children can listen as WWF experts share stories of their experience working to protect species and habitats around the world. As you watch live, you can submit questions for the expert, participate in polls and quizzes, and interact with the expert by showing how much you learned! These experiences are open to parents with children, teachers with students, and anyone interested in bringing conservation experts into your classroom or living room.
Elisabeth Kruger, Manager, Arctic Wildlife
Alexis Will is a marine biologist whose work focuses on protecting seabirds around the Arctic. Her team member, Elisabeth Kruger, works with communities and scientists to learn about Arctic marine mammals and help make sure their populations stay healthy far into the future. In honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11th, join us as Alexis and Elisabeth share some of their favorite experiences in the science field protecting Arctic wildlife, what science means to them, and what interesting research they are looking forward to working on in the future.
Suggested grade level: 4th – 8th
Use the registration link to select which Conservation in the Classroom session you want to participate in and indicate how you would like to participate—as a class or family on-camera, or as a viewer tuning in live off-camera. Camera spots are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis; those interested in being on camera will be contacted by Wild Classroom with more information. By registering, you certify that you are a teacher, educator, parent, and/or guardian who is at least 18 years old and that you agree to receive Conservation in the Classroom event reminders. If you are a student, no need to register, just tune in here the day of the event.
Prepare Your Learners
Download the free supplemental material pack associated with each event, located alongside the event's details, for resources such as relevant Wild Classroom activity plans, warm-up questions, WWF videos and web articles, and quizzes to enhance the experience for your audience.
Watch & Learn
Tune in here at the scheduled time and date for the session. Follow the directions provided to enter the live Q&A.