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Student Matinees in Seattle

  • Date
    January 13, 2015 – May 19, 2015
  • Location Seattle, WA
  • Price Free. Registration is required.

Picture of Kevin Hand talking to students
Astrobiologist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Kevin Hand, shares stories with students about his search for life in other worlds.

Photograph by Robert Wade

Photo: Benaroya Hall

Benaroya Hall

Photograph by Lara Swimmer

National Geographic Live Student Matinees offer Seattle-area students entertaining and visually spectacular presentations by leading explorers, scientists, filmmakers, and photographers.

Seats are limited, so click on the button below to apply now.

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View the Student Matinee FAQs for questions regarding the Student Matinees.

What teachers are saying about Nat Geo Live Student Matinees:

“We thoroughly enjoyed our National Geographic Live experience. My students sat on the edge of their seats the entire time.”

“Thank you! We truly appreciate these opportunities to attend National Geographic events. They are a highlight of the year.”

“I greatly value these learning experiences that happen outside of the classroom that inspire my students to follow their dreams and educate them about being good stewards of the environment.”

Bus support generously provided by Dr. Dori McLennan

Support from Raymond F Jarris Jr. MD and Noel Nic’Fergusson.

  • Picture of Mike Libecki and Cory Richards
    Untamed Antarctica
    SpeakersTuesday, January 13, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.Seattle, WA

    Veteran climbers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards tell the story of their journey to Antarctica, where they battled extreme cold, furious winds, and fickle weather to summit a remote 2,000-foot spire. Join them for a humorous but gripping firsthand account of this first ascent at the bottom of the world.
    Recommended for grades 6–12

  • Picture of David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
    Coral, Fire, and Ice: Exploring Secret Underwater Worlds
    SpeakersTuesday, February 24, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.Seattle, WA

    Explore undersea worlds with photographic legend David Doubilet and his wife and underwater partner, photojournalist Jennifer Hayes. From the coral reefs of Papua New Guinea to the icebergs of Antarctica and the harp seals of Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence, they’ll go beyond the published stories to share their behind-the-camera adventures.
    Recommended for grades 2–6

  • Picture of Steve Winter
    On the Trail of Big Cats: Tigers, Cougars, and Snow Leopards
    SpeakersTuesday, March 24, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.Seattle, WA

    Award-winning photographer Steve Winter has tracked tigers in the jungles of Asia, searched for snow leopards in the Himalaya, and gone to Hollywood in pursuit of a cougar. Co-author of the National Geographic book Tigers Forever, Winter strives to share the beauty of big cats while working to save them.
    Recommended for grades 4–8

  • Picture of Pete McBride
    Chasing Rivers
    SpeakersMonday, April 13, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.Seattle, WA

    Acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride (Chasing Water) offers unforgettable journeys down two of the world’s great rivers. The Colorado flows through majestic landscapes but no longer reaches the sea. And the Ganges, India’s sacred waterway, is revered as a god but polluted by the people who worship it.
    Recommended for grades 4–8

  • Picture of Pete McBride
    Chasing Rivers
    SpeakersTuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.Seattle, WA

    Acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride (Chasing Water) offers unforgettable journeys down two of the world’s great rivers. The Colorado flows through majestic landscapes but no longer reaches the sea. And the Ganges, India’s sacred waterway, is revered as a god but polluted by the people who worship it.
    Recommended for grades 4–8

  • Picture of Paul Nicklen
    Spirit of the Wild
    SpeakersMonday, May 18, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.Seattle, WA

    Working in some of the world’s most remote environments, Paul Nicklen faces incredible hardships and danger in pursuit of powerful, close-up images of iconic wildlife. Spend an evening with this award-winning photojournalist for a gripping encounter with the wild spirit that animates our world.
    Recommended for grades 2–6

  • Picture of Paul Nicklen
    Spirit of the Wild
    SpeakersTuesday, May 19, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.Seattle, WA

    Working in some of the world’s most remote environments, Paul Nicklen faces incredible hardships and danger in pursuit of powerful, close-up images of iconic wildlife. Spend an evening with this award-winning photojournalist for a gripping encounter with the wild spirit that animates our world.
    Recommended for grades 2–6

Events by Location

Events for Today, November 27, 2014 in Seattle, WA

UPCOMING EVENTS

Spirit of the Wild, Santa Barbara, CA
January 11, 2015

Untamed Antarctica, Seattle, WA
January 11, 2015

Untamed Antarctica, Seattle, WA
January 12, 2015

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