Virtual Field Trips in the Earth Science Classroom
Janet J. Woerner 1999 ERIC Document ERIC Accession Number: ED446901

This paper is from a workshop entitled “Preparation and Classroom Applications of Virtual Field Trips.” The paper discusses why a teacher might choose a field trip as an important educational strategy to the teaching and learning of earth science. Also discussed are factors that influence learning on a field trip and the components of an effective earth science field trip. A list of web sites that feature virtual field trips is also provided.


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Subject: Education
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Research Results, Journal Article
Special Interest: Field-Based Teaching and Learning
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14)
Learning Environment: Field-Based, On-line
Topics: Education