Charlie Engelman is a U-M student with a passion for science, education, and filmmaking.  He is also a top finalist in the National Geographic Channel's "Expedition Granted" competition and needs your vote!  

 

Per National Geographic Channel:

(WASHINGTON, D.C. — September 16, 2014) It’s a new era in exploration, as exemplified by the 10 Expedition Granted finalists selected by National Geographic Channel (NGC). In this socially fueled competition to find the next generation of explorers, one would-be Indiana Jones is a step closer to being granted a $50,000 dream expedition... The public is encouraged to vote for the winner at www.ExpeditionGranted.com now through Monday, Sept. 29.

Launched in June, Expedition Granted received more than 700 entries via Web videos outlining innovative exploration projects in science, technology, conservation, adventure, arts and beyond. The program’s goal is to democratize the concept of exploration to show that in the 21st century, explorers can come from all backgrounds and disciplines and anyone with curiosity and passion can be an explorer. The winner will be announced Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, and, in addition to the $50,000 prize, will be highlighted in an on-air promo on NGC.

Vote for Charlie HERE!

(You can vote once per day until 9/29!)

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Want to see more from Charlie?  Check out some of his YouTube videos:

The Largest Butterflies and Moths in the World:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmwSNrlV6BI&list=UUWb2iaRrm9rzb-Yv4cg1Jyg

 

Animal Sleeping Habits: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR71BK_kYJQ&list=PLXPNn63503xxwBpLbVPhNtpcnG3LrLP3Y