Learning about Dr. Jane Goodall

the watcherThis past week Grade 1-5 library classes have learned about the life of Dr. Jane Goodall. The Watcher by Jeanette Winter is a very simplified version of Dr Goodall’s life, but gave us much to discuss about what distinguishes humans from animals, animal intelligence and emotion, and the importance of preserving natural habitat for wild animals.

We learned about her famous chimp greeting by watching this video:

And some classes learned a bit more about her work from this 60 minutes documentary:


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