In 29 lessons, Dr. Jane Goodall shares her insights into animal intelligence, conservation, and activism.
Learn from the legendary naturalist Dr. Jane Goodall in her first ever online class. Only available through MasterClass.
Watch, listen, and learn as legendary naturalist Dr. Jane Goodall shares decades of her work and observations.
A downloadable workbook with lesson recaps is available in two versions: one for adults and one for families.
Upload videos to get feedback from the class. Jane will also critique select student work.
Meet Dr. Jane. She's one of the most accomplished scientists and conservationists of our time. And now, she's your instructor.
Learn how Dr. Jane's childhood aspirations took her from England's seaside to the forests of Africa.
Dr. Jane explains the challenges she faced during her initial work in Gombe and how she arrived at the one breakthrough that changed everything.
Dr. Jane goes into depth about how she studied complex behaviors in chimpanzees, including their usage of tools.
Dr. Jane’s discoveries weren’t all happy. Find out how she uncovered the darker side of our closest relatives.
Hear about the family bonds and infant development that Dr. Jane discovered while observing chimp families.
Dr. Jane teaches you some of the incredible secrets she’s uncovered about the intelligence of the animal and plant kingdoms, from chimps to trees.
According to Dr. Jane, there’s never been a more exciting time to study animal science. Hear how much she has learned about the remarkable similarities between chimps and humans and how much is still left to be uncovered.
After observing the similarities between chimps and humans, Dr. Jane believes that emotion plays an important role in science and that human beings might not be the only animal to display spiritual behavior.
Learn about the moment Dr. Jane turned from scientist to activist, and how she uncovered many problems facing chimps and humans.
Dr. Jane shares the three main problems challenging the health of our planet and explains how we mustn't lose hope in the face of these seemingly impossible problems.
The problems facing humans and animals are all interconnected. Learn how conflicts between humans and animals threaten both species.
Dr. Jane has observed many forms of animal cruelty. Here, she relates some of them in order to shed light on the problem and teach us how to give animals the respect they deserve.
Learn about the many kinds of waste we release into the environment and the effects they have on our interconnected world.
Water is one of our most precious resources. And yet, Dr. Jane says we take it for granted. Here’s how we should think about water before it's too late.
The destruction of forests is especially painful to Dr. Jane because of the emotional connection she has with trees. Learn about these incredible plants and the far-reaching effects of destroying forests.
The need to grow copious amounts of food to keep up with human population growth is harming our planet and our society, as Dr. Jane explains.
There is hope to combat the negative effects of industrial agriculture. Learn how organic farming helps restore forests, attract wildlife, and produce healthier and better tasting food.
You can become an activist today by choosing what you buy and what you eat. Learn how changing some small habits in your food consumption can have far-reaching effects on our environment.
It's easy to feel hopeless in the face of problems. But Dr. Jane teaches you the many ways you can help, and how we should think—and act—locally.
Dr. Jane is one of the best storytellers in the world. Learn her techniques for communicating effectively with anyone—even if that person doesn’t share your point of view.
Dr. Jane shares her tips for making presentations fun for her audiences - and for herself.
See how Dr. Jane communicates with climate change skeptics and companies who are harming animals.
We are on a downward path towards creating a planet that will no longer support human life. But Dr. Jane believes there is still hope for saving Earth, especially in young people.
Dr. Jane discusses the Jane Goodall Institute’s TACARE initiative, which gives local communities in Tanzania the tools they need to manage resources for long-term growth and sustainability.
An introduction to the origins of the Roots & Shoots program.
Learn the basic tenets of Roots & Shoots—and the meaning behind its name.
Dr. Jane contends that there are four main reasons for hope: the energy of youth, the power of the human brain, the resilience of nature, and the power of social media.
Dr. Jane ends her MasterClass by reminding us that our work has just begun—and that our greatest tool for creating change is the one that we all share: the indomitable human spirit.
This is profoundly moving on a personal and professional level. I'm inspired to do everything I can to make a difference. Jane has clear examples to motivate change.
Rosie PowellSan Francisco, CA
The message of Jane's Masterclass needs to echoed throughout the world. We must make positive change happen for Mother Earth, and this class will show you how.
Kyle SeiverdToms River, NJ
Jane never seeks the simple answers but calls you to think about each side of the story. You will want to watch this over and over. It will move you to action.
Angeline DewaldPort St Lucie, Florida
A wonderful experience! Jane Goodall is a gift to us -- wise, passionate, optimistic, and knowledgeable. This class is well worth the investment of your time.
Michael SimmsPittsburgh, PA