Virtual Field Trip Teacher Resources
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Virtual Field Trip: Historic Philadelphia Internet Assignment
Students prepare to take a well-informed virtual field trip to historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They use formatted techniques to create a presentation for a designated audience.
Michigan Virtual Field Trip
Young scholars analyze data from a virtual field trip to Michigan. They conduct Internet research on mileage and travel time between cities, calculate and compare fuel costs, and research and calculate lodging, activities, and meal costs.
Virtual Field Trip to Vancouver Aquarium
In this research lesson, students take a virtual field trip and research marine animals. Students write summaries, narratives, expository and persuasive essays. Web links are included.
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.
Feature Column: Virtual Field Trips
Students discover ways to stay healthy by utilizing Internet education software. For this computer technology lesson, 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.
Virtual Field Trips: Saving Time and Money
Maximize instructional time and reduce costs and planning by using virtual field trips.
Virtual Field Trip/ Gasoline Cost
Students complete a word problem to determine the cost of gasoline per mile of their virtual field trip. They determine the travel time and gasoline costs for two routes and record the information on a data sheet. They check their work using calculators before discussing the most economical route.
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.
In Old Pompeii
High schoolers investigate the history of Pompeii and its destruction. They take a virtual field trip to the ruins of Pompeii, create a travel brochure to attract tourists to the site, and write an account of their trip.
First graders study the plant and animal life that exists at the Arctic Circle. They determine the location of the Arctic Circle in relation to their school on maps and globes while examining the harsh climate. They complete a virtual field trip using a web site.
Technology and Baseball
Students participate in a virtual field trip to The Baseball Hall of Fame to explore and research how technology has affected a baseball's players career. They list specific changes that the sport of baseball has undergone because of technology advances.
Down on the Farm
Pupils explore life on the farm. They investigate the different features and functions on the farm. Students act out different roles in the farm setting through the use of a virtual field trip.
Who Pays for City Hall?
Learners take a virtual field trip to the city hall. They discover that local governments provide goods and services to the community by collecting taxes. They use the Internet to answer questions as a class to end the lesson.
Father Knows Best
Students recognize that history describes events and people of other times and places identifying George Washington by historical account. They describe everyday life in the present and in the past and begin to recognize that things change over time through virtual field trips. Afterward, they recognize that President's Day is a holiday that is partly to honor George Washington.
What Is Your "Bat"itude?
Pupils discuss what they know about bats and how they feel about bats. They create a picture of a bat that evokes the emotion they feel. They listen to stories about bats and take a virtual field trip to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Virtual Field Trip
Young scholars participate in a classroom contest to design the best virtual field trip. In this virtual field trip lesson, students use a variety of computer resources to plan a class trip. Young scholars answer the necessary questions to plan their trip and complete the computer task assigned with the necessary software.
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.
Bell Live! The Great Lakes: A Superior Adventure
Students participate in a virtual field trip to Lake Superior. In groups, they perform experiments in which test the level of toxins and bacteria in the water. They also watch video segments life in the lake and discuss their observations.
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.
Virtual Field Trips
Students access a variety of virtual field trip related resources on the Internet. They view videos, audio, panoramic views, and live Webcams regarding the White House, Pentagon, United Nations, rainforests, and various countries.