Virtual Field TripsWhat are virtual field trips?Virtual field trips are interactive web-based experiences that guide students through an exploration of content about themes, such as a specific place or time. Virtual field trips boost students’ reading comprehension skills, expose them to different cultures and environments and are a great way to engage and encourage technology integration in the classroom - whatever the subject matter may be!Remember these tips when planning a virtual field trip:
- Stay safe! Make sure all of the sites are appropriate for students.
- Have a goal! Make sure the purpose is clearly defined.
- Give it a dry run! Make sure all links and web pages are working in district before students take the field trip.
Virtual Field Trip Sites
- Continue the lesson offline! Supplement the trip by extending it to other content areas.
Please keep in mind that these links offer tours of amazing places, however to make this a virtual field trip with meaning, teachers should develop questions or goals for students to accomplish while visiting the sites. Teachers- Don't forget to check out other virtual field trip resources in the Tech Tools for Teachers Google Classroom
Plimoth Plantation- Scholastic's New Plimoth Plantation tours- Tour the Village, Tour the Wampanoag Homesite and Tour the Plimoth Plantation
Please visit the Tech Tools for Teachers Google Classroom for more Virtual Field Trips.