Virtual field trips

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Be warned: Always remember to check these sites carefully before letting a student use them as they can become a traget of those who want to take advantage of children.

Virtual field trips can enhance learning and provide individualization and recourses not possible otherwise. But be warned that virtual field trips are not uniform in quality. As usual, it is best to preview sites at length to make sure they meet your needs and don’t include links that lead the student elsewhere.

This superior virtual reality site allows students to pretend they are surgeons—very realistic.

Learning Via the Virtual Field Trip
Examples of evaluation rubric for a virtual field trip

Virtual Field Trips
Information outlining good and bad things about them, plus links

There are many more listed below by category.

General sites
Large link sites
Science related sites
Social Studies Related Sites