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10 Best Virtual Field Trips for Young Elementary Children

This site provides some amazing ideas for virtual field trips. The one I found to be most interesting is the one that takes you into the Plymouth Planation. It would be great support for a lesson on the colonists for graders.

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My first graders have really enjoyed these Scholastic videos... we've been watching in short segments and keeping notes in our reading journals. They also labeled the parts of the Mayflower and have drawn scenes from the voyage. "The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow" {Scholastic}

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Bring nature and culture from around the world to your students—and skip the costs. The Virtual Field Trips collection offers apps, videos, and Multi-Touch books from places like MoMA, the Smithsonian, the Met, the Palace of Versailles, the Grand Canyon, the U.S. National Archives, the Library of Congress, and the Royal Opera House. Whether you’re teaching the arts, history, or the sciences, these resources present opportunities for interactive activities in almost any lesson.

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What to do when you want to teach science, but don't have science lab equipment. Check out options for lab sciences at home using virtual science labs {Quick Start Homeschool} http://www.quickstarthomeschool.com/2014/08/how-to-teach-labs-when-you-dont-have-a-lab/

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Online Labs Via Michael Zimmer: This site is full of links to science simulations and virtual lab experiences. Like I said I am not a science teacher but I think anyone who teaches science would like this site. kb konnected

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from Class Tech Tips

5 Apps to Use with Google Cardboard

Have you tried Google Cardboard in your classroom? This super inexpensive (under $10!) and lets students explore virtual reality!

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