AGC Students Meet Dr. Jane Goodall!

AGC Students Meet Dr. Jane Goodall!

Last weekend, a group of our second graders, Ms. Harris, and Ms. Helma traveled to the Field Museum as part of Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program.  Dr. Goodall is a remarkable woman, visionary, activist, and pioneer in the area of chimpanzee research and protection.  Her work at Gombe National Park in Tanzania has revolutionized our understanding of chimps.  She was the first to note that chimps use tools and are not vegetarians.  Dr. Goodall is also the only human to be accepted into chimpanzee society.  Dr. Goodall now travels the world speaking to audiences, often children, about the importance of protecting our planet and its animals.

Our students had a great time meeting Jane and were able to share their ideas for what our sustainable classrooms for our new school facility should look like!

One thought on “AGC Students Meet Dr. Jane Goodall!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s