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National Geographic Explorer Classroom | Virtual Field Trip to the Rising Star Cave System in South Africa 

March 15, 2018

9:00 am to 9:45 am EST

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03/15/2018 9:00 am 03/15/2018 9:45 am Europe/London National Geographic Explorer Classroom | Virtual Field Trip to the Rising Star Cave System in South Africa  -

National Geographic Explorer Classroom | Virtual Field Trip to the Rising Star Cave System in South Africa 

Head underground into the Rising Star Cave System to meet Marina Elliott and Becca Peixotto. Marina is a biological Anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer, Becca is an American Archaeologist. They're on a 3 week expedition at the Rising Star Cave System in South Africa. This cave system was the site of an astonishing discovery of over 1,500 fossil elements of one of our human ancestors. In September, 2015 they were identified as belonging to a previously unknown early human relative that expedition leader Lee Berger and team named Homo naledi. There are still many more fossils to be uncovered and new fossils from a second cave chamber have been revealed. Join in to learn about this incredible find and see the fieldwork in action!

March 15, 2018

9:00 am to 9:45 am EST

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03/15/2018 9:00 am 03/15/2018 9:45 am Europe/London National Geographic Explorer Classroom | Virtual Field Trip to the Rising Star Cave System in South Africa  -

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