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40 Amazing Educational Virtual Field Trips

Virtual field trips are a game-changer. Not only do they fill in for real field trips when budgets and other roadblocks prevent in-person options, but virtual field trips also open doors to educational experiences all over the country and the world, both past and present. No fundraising or permission slips required!  learn more

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9 Great Virtual Field Trips for Early Learners

Sometimes the best place for students to learn is outside of the classroom and in the real world. Thanks to online resources, teachers can take their class "virtually" to zoos, art museums, ancient landmarks, or even outer space! Here are nine favorite virtual field trips for elementary school students. You can plan all sorts of…  learn more

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Assessment of Electronic Field Trips

EDC has put up its assessment of the Passport to Knowledge on the CCT Web site. It allows potential participants to cross-check their particular objectives for science and technology with national standards and examples of state frameworks--definitely a good step. Sometimes, teachers get so caught up in the thrill of new worlds that they neglect…  learn more

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Electronic Field Trips Theoretical Rationale

Electronic field trips provide opportunities and experiences that are similar to those of traditional field trips: exposure to "real" people and events, a compelling context for required school subjects, and the opportunity to make connections. The electronic field trip can provide the kinds of situations and tools that enhance follow-up activities. Electronic field trips address…  learn more

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KET's Electronic Field Trips Collection

KET, the PBS station in Lexington, KY, has assembled a wide range of field trips, from a pig farm to a watershed and even a steamboat. Hundreds of field trips like these are available on the Internet.  learn more

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Pro's and Con's of Virtual Field Trips

The author of this post looked at the wide variety of electronic or virtual field trips (VFT's) available on the Internet and came up with some pro's and con's of VFT's: !Pros No worries about bad weather, transportation, ... or COVID-19 distancing. Can simultaneously integrate field, laboratory and library data. Show uncommon scales, viewpoints and…  learn more

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Roadtrip Nation

We take road trips to capture empowering stories that give you the confidence and tools to find a career that matters to you. Wondering what to do with your life? We've been there, and we're here to help. No matter where you're at on your career journey, our tools and resources will help you find your way forward. …  learn more

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Take a Virtual Field Trip

Google Arts & Culture. Discover how to whisk your students away to museums, Mars, and more, without leaving the classroom.  learn more

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Travel the Web Virtual Field Trips for Summer

Field trips are great for any time of year. You can choose a place that helps build background knowledge. Give kids an opportunity to explore a high-interest area that extends a lesson from the school year. Get links like these in the hands of families who may want to explore with their children during the…  learn more