digital earth academy

Digital Earth Academy: World of Extremes

Program Description

Towering peaks, deep trenches, scorching heat and pools of acid – these are just a few features that make Earth an extraordinary placeVisit the most extreme parts of our planet, including places so harsh that life seems miraculous and places humans can’t easily reach. What makes these locations so special? What can these extreme spots teach us? Find out with the help of Museum experts on this extreme adventure.  

Digital Earth Academy is a new edition of the acclaimed Digital Earth series produced especially for students. Each month, we examine a different aspect of our dynamic planet: landscapes and landforms, human impacts and achievements, and much more. With stunning visualizations, interactive polls, and real-time Q&A, students will make observations, comparisons and connections and gain a new perspective of the Earth.  

Date and Times

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
10 a.m. and 1 p.m. All times are Mountain Time.  


Recommended for Grades 8-12, but all are welcome.  

Program Length

60 minutes


Participating in this electronic field trip is FREE at this time. 

Equipment requirements

Digital Earth Academy is available to groups doing in-person and remote learning.  Each participant or group will need a computer or device connected to the internet.  

Digital Earth Academy events are presented via Zoom videoconferencing software,  downloadable at 

Registration coming soon!

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