David Attenborough is teaching online geography to students. Sir David Attenborough, the renowned naturalist and narrator of Blue Planet, will be teaching as part of the BBC’s new Bitesize Daily offering.

As kids across the world are forced to learn from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, Attenborough and other educators are stepping up to provide material to students while they’re at home. Attenborough will take part by teaching kids about maps, oceans and animals.

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“We’re proud that the BBC can bring together so many people to offer such a wide-ranging package of support to help children and parents right across the UK at such a challenging time,” Alice Webb, director BBC Children’s and Education, said in a statement. “We said the BBC would be there for people through this crisis, and we meant it. It’s vital that every child is able to continue learning — and the lessons we’re putting on will make sure they have fun at the same time.”

The lessons will be for kids of all ages and can be found on the BBC’s website. Read more about David Attenborough in One Green Planet, including his interview with Greta Thunberg, his award from the Queen, and more about his upcoming BBC documentaries. 

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