Virtual Field Trip Teacher Resources
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Before the days of cameras, scientists had to use pen and ink to capture the shape and form of their specimens. Learners take a virtual field trip to observe scientific illustrations of insects and plants. They choose two specimens to study, illustrate, and describe in written form.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Virtual Field Trip
Love this lesson idea! Using Google Earth, learners create a travel brochure highlighting a country studied, such as Ancient Rome, Egypt, Greece, or China. While this lesson provides a good template, a teacher would need to flesh-out the details, such as the instructions for the brochure.
6th Social Studies & History
Going Places Safely
In this internet safety lesson, students discuss the rules for staying safe on the internet. By taking a virtual field trip, students experience how the Internet can take them to places they might not be able to visit in person. This lesson drives home the point that; just as when traveling in the real world, students should also follow safety rules when they travel online.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Virtual Field Trip: Lodging and Meals
Students calculate the costs for lodging and meals for a virtual field trip. They calculate the number of nights lodging needed for road and city travel and the number of meals needed, the costs for each, and input the data using Microsoft Excel software.
5th - 7th Math
Virtual Field Trip: Lesson Ten - Publishing
Class members publish a letter describing their Virtual Field Trip incorporating data from previously developed charts, graphs, and data tables. The final lesson in a series devoted to collecting information and publishing data.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Feature Column: Virtual Field Trips
Students discover ways to stay healthy by utilizing Internet education software. In this computer technology lesson plan, students investigate Internet programs that simulate a field trip by showing images and video. Students participate in a healthy living Internet activity in which they act as health detectives and collect clues about eating right and exercising.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Penguins Marching Into Your Classroom
Learners participate in a virtual field trip. In this virtual field trip lesson, students access a web site that takes them to Antarctica to watch Adelie Penguins as they care for their offspring. They make a flag of Antarctica and keep a journal of the life cycle of the penguins.
3rd - 5th Science
Oh! The Places I CAN See!
Young scholars explore landmarks around the world. In this world geography and technology lesson, students view world landmarks using a webcam. Young scholars take a virtual field trip during which they zoom in and manipulate three dimensional images in order to observe these famous landmarks.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Sydney, a young girl, takes viewers on a virtual field trip to New York City to meet a man who raises homing pigeons. First she explains the role homing pigeons have played in culture and throughout history and then she interviews a modern day homing pigeon expert.
3 mins 3rd - 6th Science
Exploring Great Salt Lake Ecosystem
Fourth graders determine the Great Salt Lake is a unique, thriving, and diverse ecosystem. They engage in an actual or a virtual field trip. They record field trip, whether actual or virtual, in science lab book or journal and present research projects in the form of a travel brochure.