Explore the opportunities and advantages to taking students on a virtual field trip.
Virtual Field Trips can be used both to enhance curricular content, as well as fun activities to allow students to explore new interests.
Challenge: Explore the Symbaloo of Virtual Field trips and spend at least 30 minutes on one excursion.
Challenge yourself further: Find a virtual field trip to conduct in your classroom and provide feedback in the “Web Tools & Resources” discussion forum of where you traveled and how it engaged students.
Learn more @:
OBX Librarian Virtual Field Trip – Mollee takes 2nd grades to the First Thanksgiving
Upper Elementary Science Virtual Field Trips – A great article with suggestions on science-related virtual field trips, including grade modifications, accommodations, and assessments.
Get Outta Class with a Virtual Field Trip – An overview on the benefits of VFTs and different methods to try
Historical and Tragic Virtual Trips – Suggested trips on historical events such as 9/11 and Slavery
Virtual Field Trips based on Literature – Literary Virtual Field Trips to settings of famous books
Online Museums – Museums you can explore for free, including activities