Scientists in Action: Walking With Gorillas

Program Description

Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka grew up knowing she wanted to help animals. After becoming Uganda’s first wildlife veterinarian and working with mountain gorillas however, she discovered the health of animals, humans, and the environment was more interconnected than realized and by helping one, you could help them all. Join us for this special edition of Scientists in Action as we hear from this incredible conservationist, author, and doctor whose work has been internationally recognized and awarded. Students will get to ask questions, learn more about how they may help, and leave inspired. This is a virtual event you will not want to miss - register today!

Date and Times

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time


Recommended for grades 4 – 12, but all are welcome.

Program Length

45 minutes


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


Equipment requirements

Scientists in Action is available to groups doing in-person and remote learning. Each participant or group will need a computer or device connected to the internet. Groups doing in-person learning may request an on-camera panelist spot, which will require a webcam, external microphone, and external speakers. 

Scientists in Action events are presented via Zoom videoconferencing software, downloadable at 

About Scientists in Action

Scientists in Action is a monthly broadcast series that connects learners everywhere with real  scientists where they work, and is driven by audience Q&A. Each event is a live, two-way  interactive webcast with multiple schools, organizations, homeschools, pods, and families participating. 

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