Virtual Field Trips
1. Animal Cams Earthcam: Animal Cams
2. Cincinnati Zoo: Cincinnati Zoo
3. Georgia Aquarium: Georgia Aquarium
4. Houston Zoo: Houston Zoo
5. Mars Tour: Mars
6. Monterey Bay Aquarium: Monterey Aquarium
7. National Parks: National Parks
8. Polar Bear Cubs: Polar Bears
9. San Diego Zoo: San Diego Zoo
10. Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone
Field Trip Form: Print and record Field Trip experiences. Click for Printable PDF
More Field Trips
Dinosaurs and Fossils: Take a Virtual Tour of Dinosaur Museums:
Take virtual tours of dinosaur museums in the American Museum of Natural History. Launch both virtual tours in the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs Click Here and in the Hall of Ornithischian Dinosaurs: Click Here.
Then take the virtual tours of the Hall of Primitive Mammals Click Here and the Hall of Advanced Mammals by scrolling down the page at the American Museum of Natural History: Click Here.
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- Research the dinosaurs and mammals noted, such as the Tyrannosaurus rex and Velociraptor, or the early horse called Protohippus and saber-toothed cats.
- Learn why the dinosaurs and mammals became extinct. What animals, today, are on the verge of extinction?
- Try these learning activities on dinosaurs and ancient fossils: Click Here.
- Observe and learn about Vertebrate Origins: Click Here.
- Write descriptions of what you learned on your Dinosaur Virtual Tour. Draw illustrations of the dinosaurs and mammals, and label each. Keep these in your Journal.
- Create dinosaur models with kits, or create your own dinosaurs, using balsa wood or popsicle sticks. Take pictures of your dinosaur projects and keep with your Journal, too. For dinosaur kits, consider resources such as these: Click Models.
Railroads: Take a Field Trip across the Transcontinental Railroad:
the growth across America through the Transcontinental Railroad.
See the construction of the railroad, challenges faced, the railroad workers, gold prospectors, and more: Click here
Also learn about other events that occurred as a result the railroad expanding westward, such as:
- The discovery of gold
- Presidents of that era
- End of the Civil War
- Nitroglycerin explosion
- Founding of Western towns
- Mormon and Native American leaders
- The joining together of the East and West segments of the Transcontinental Railroad in Utah.
Visit us often over the coming months for new, interesting field trips, added throughout the year!
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