20 Wonderful Online Museums and Sites for Virtual Field Trips to Use in Class. January 27, 2014 Yesterday when I was working on the list of iPad apps that teachers can use with their students to make virtual field trips, it dawned on me to compile another list of web based platforms for both online museums and virtual field sites that can be used with students in class.
After scouring the web for hours I finally landed on the selection below. Have a look and as always share with your students and colleagues. 1- National Portrait Gallery The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America through individuals who have shaped its culture. Through the visual arts, performing arts and new media, the Portrait Gallery portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists whose lives tell the American story. 2- Smithsonian Museums. Mt. Rushmore Virtual Field Trip. Smithsonian's National Zoo Virtual tour 2008. Virtual Field Trip: Statue of Liberty. How To Create A Virtual Field Trip Video - Videography/Photography Tutorial and Tips. Virtual Field Trip - Amazon Rainforest.
Inspiring a New Generation of Adventurers. Skype in the classroom takes students on the ultimate field trip. Expeditions: Take your students to places a school bus can't. 5-Minute Film Festival: Virtual Field Trips. The dog days of summer are upon us; now is the time when all the other activities have run out.
Whether you're a parent looking to entertain bored, overheated children, or a teacher already brainstorming ways to break down the four walls of your classroom in the fall, how about taking a virtual field trip? As edtech writer Audrey Watters argues, real-life field trips offer enriching experiences that virtual ones can't, but resources are not always available for in-person trips. Besides -- virtual trips can take you places that wouldn't be logistically possible in the real world. I've gathered a playlist of videos to inspire your own virtual adventures! The 15 Most Amazing Virtual Field Trips - Early Childhood Education Zone.
Education today is anything but standardized.
There are a growing number of children being homeschooled, using distance learning, enrolled in charter schools, attending private schools, and as many different approaches to education as there are public school systems in the United States. If there’s one aspect of the educational experience that all these approaches share, it’s a need for students to become engaged and immersed in experiences outside the classroom. Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips. Live Network of Webcams and Streaming Video Cameras - EarthCam.