Exploring World History with National Geographic Learning

National Geographic Learning (NGL), who is developing a World History program for middle school students, spent a day filming behind-the-scenes and in the galleries of the Penn Museum on Monday, April 21.

When edited, the segment filmed at the Penn Museum will be part of a much larger social studies video program that complements and expands upon a print textbook to be published in 2016.

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Here taking a break from filming for a group shot in the China Gallery is the full crew:

Front Row (left to right): Marcie Goodale, publisher, National Geographic Learning; Dr. Christopher Thornton, archaeologist (and former Penn student) and Program Officer, National Geographic Society; Ela Atkay, executive editor, National Geographic Learning. Back Row: Brian Canavan, assistant camera; Dave Adams, director of photography, Run Riot Films; Nejc Poberaj, sound; Josie Swantek, Run Riot Films director.


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