Basic facts about Jane• Full name: Valerie Jane Morris- Goodall• Born on April 3, 1934, in London• Fathers name is Mortimer Herbert Morris- Goodall• Mothers name is Vanna Joseph Morris Goodall• Had a sister named Judy, four years younger than Jane• Jane Goodall was 26 when she left England to go to Africa
Childhood• Her parents divorced when she was 8• Had a club called the Alligator Club• Nature, took nature walks, and had a magazine about nature• Hidden place in the garden had feasts, lit fires, boiled water in a can over the fire• In an old trunk they kept 3 mugs, tea, cocoa, and a spoon
Childhood• One summer made a museum in a glass conservatory, they had: pressed flowers, shells, human skeleton• Read Tarzan of the Apes and Dr. Doolittle and got inspired to go visit Africa
Jane with JubileeShe got him from her dad. It started her love for animals atan early age.
How did Jane Goodall get toobserve chimpanzees?• Since childhood, Jane wanted to go to Africa to live among animals and write about them• Family was not wealthy• Janes dream was "impossible" for her at that time• Mother always told her that if she tried hard enough and believed in herself, she would find a way• In 1956, a close friend named, Clo (Marie-Claude) Mange invited her to Kenya to visit their family farm• To get the money for the trip, she quit her job, moved back home, and became a waitress• All summer, she worked really hard, and all the money she earned she put under a carpet
How did Jane Goodall get to observe she pulled the blinds and locked doors and• Months later, chimpanzees? cont. counted the money she earned. It was enough money for a round trip• 1957 Jane took a boat to Kenya• There she met famed anthropologist and archaeologist Louis S.B. Leakey.• He hired Jane as an assistant/ secretary• Dr.Louis Leakey was always talking about someone studying chimpanzees and he thought Jane would be the perfect person for the job• Asked if she would be interested in studying a group of wild chimpanzees in Tanzania
Discoveries• Found out that chimps eat meat (baboon) by watching David Greybeard• David Greybeard and Goliath were using sticks to fish termites out of a termite mound• During rain storms and lightning storms chimps do the "rain dance"• Chewed up leaves to get water out of the ground where they couldnt reach• Made "sponges"
Weapons and toolshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Ogq889RlUJQ
Rain Dance and TermiteDiscovery• Male began to move from foot to foot (like dancing) in rain• Other males joined the first male• They broke branches and dragged them• Other chimps joined in• Jane calls it the rain dance•• Rain dance lasts about 5that Jane saw chimps When Dr. Leakey heard minutes using tools he said, "Now we have to redefine tools, redefine man, or include chimps as humans.
AdultWhat is Jane Goodall doing now?• Is probably on an airplane• Dr. Jane spends most of her time telling people about conservation and acting to help the world• She gives lots of lectures, visiting schools and going to community groups and meeting young people involved in her Roots & Shoots global youth program• She doesnt have very much time in Gombe Stream Reserve• When she does have a chance there, that time is special to her
Jane Goodall Institute (JGI)• 1977 founded the institute• Works with chimp sanctuaries in different parts of Africa• Orphaned chimps live in sanctuaries and they have freedom (trained keepers take care of them)• Sanctuaries hire local people as keepers, guards, and teachers• Go to the local vendors and buy fruit and veggies to feed the chimps
Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) (continued)• At one sanctuary, JGI is building a small health center for villagers• All sanctuaries have educational centers to help the local people (mostly children) learn more about chimps
A bit more about JGIhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=sLoQRWB7AHM
Janes exploration• Deeper knowledge about chimps• What they do• What they eat• People now want to save them not kill them and they help Jane do that
• Includes pre-school- college• Lets students participate in projects that help people, animals, and wildlife• More than 6,000 Roots and Shoots• All 50 U.S states• 97 countries worldwide
Quote"You get to choose: do you want to use your life to try to make the world a better place for humans and animals and the environment? Or not?" Its all up to you. Young people, when informed and empowered, when they realize that what they do truly makes a difference, can indeed change the world. They are changing it already.” - Jane Goodall
How is Jane Goodall smart?• Word (Yes)=Because when she gives speeches or when she writes books she always gives details she always tells what she does when shes watching the chimps• Sport/ Moving (Yes)=Because she has to walk to get to where the chimpsare and in order to study chimps, and she inheritedher dads "constitution" • Math/ Science (No)=Because when she was a little girl she wasnt
How is Jane Goodallsmartinterested in math.She was more interested inanimals. She wanted to study them since shewas a little girl and so she studied chimps.• Self (Yes)= She knows what she feels like and what shelikes and dislikes= She wanted to study African animals since she was a child
How is Jane Goodall smart?• Music (No)=Because as a little girl she never played an instrument= She wasnt into music.• People (Yes)= Talk to many people and she is not very shy= She might be, but she doesnt show it• Nature (Yes)= Likes to be outside as much as she could= Liked to collect things for "museums" (When she
Jane is a true explorer?• Motivated (Yes)= Shes motivated because she never gives up=Shes also not giving up on telling people that chimps are being threatened• Perseverance (Yes)= She has perseverance because when she did something wrong she always tries again= For example, Jane sat there in the jungle watching a chimp war for four years• Determination (Yes)
Jane is a true explorer?figure out what the chimps were doing what they eat and all that• Patience (Yes)= Shes patient because shes never in a rush= She knows that it takes time for a chimp to get use to her• Took risks (Yes)= Shes never scared of the chimps where she was staying, because the chimps could have eaten her
Jane is a true explorer• Endurance (Yes)= She spent 5 hours in a hen house ( I mean seriously!!!) when she was 5.= She could go for a day without food and water
Closure (CFU)1. When was Jane born and where?2. At what age did she leave England to go to Africa?3. What got her inspired to go to Africa?4. What does Jane do now?5. Who gave her the opportunity to live her dream?6. Name 2 things that Jane discovered.7. What is the most important thing that Janes discoveries lead to?8. What is one way that Jane is smart and not smart?9. Name 2 ways that tell you that Jane is a true explorer.
Closure (CFU)1. April 3, 1934, and in London2. At age 263. Reading Tarzan of the Apes and Dr. Doolittle4. She goes around the world telling people about conservation and how they can act to help save the world.5. Dr. Louis Leakey gave the opportunity to live her dream.6. Chimps eat meat• use twigs to get termites out of termite
Closure (CFU)• chewed leaves and then stuck them where there was water, but they couldnt reach it/ they made sponges.7. People now want to save the chimps not kill them.8. Word. Sport/ Moving. Self. People. Nature. Math/Science. Music.9. Motivated, Perseverance, Courage, Determination, Patience, Endurance, and she Took risks.
Sources (Books/Videos)1. Jane Goodall- Finding Hope in the Wilds of Africa By Diana Briscoe2. My Life with the Chimpanzees By Jane Goodall1. Janes Journey- Animal Planet2. Jane Goodall: My Life with Chimpanzees- National Geographic Society