Virtual Field Trips
Websites that can bring the rest of the world into your classroom. Or use the Vision Net video conferencing room.
CAPspace - Collaborations Around the Planet - A collaborative video conference project gives you and your students an opportunity to learn with another school or classroom.CAPspace is a social networking tool for educational videoconferencing.
Favorite Video Field Trips - This is a school districts list of Best Program lists and Favorite Programs. A good place to start looking.
Denver Museum - Science in Action - Students are linked with scientists as they broadcast live from their field sites or Museum labs. Currently this is a free service.
Meet Me at the Corner - Virtual Field Trips for Kids, is a dynamic, interactive site, which encourages individual expression and participation through video submissions from children worldwide. Through these video pod casts we hope to create a community of children, who learn the art of self-expression and storytelling through video.
NASA Distance Learning - Free, interactive programs allow you and your students to learn more about our home planet and the universe beyond through video-conferencing and Web casts. Students of all ages can participate in live events featuring NASA experts and education specialists. Take a look at our catalog of events and Web cast announcements to find lessons, activities, and presentations that meet your instructional objectives.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - invites you to bring your group to the Zoo -- virtually!
Smithsonian American Art Museum - Visit the Smithsonian American Art Museum without leaving your school! Free of charge, we offer videoconference field trips for students from first grade through high school. Via real-time videoconferencing, museum docents lead the study of U.S. history and culture using our extensive holdings of American art. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 9-4. We require at least four weeks advance notice
Skype An Author - The mission of the Skype an Author Network is to provide K-12 teachers and librarians with a way to connect authors, books, and young readers through virtual visits.
Skype around the world - Make it around the world connecting with 80 different classrooms
Vision Net - Our goal is to provide Montana educators a place to find information about using video conferencing as an educational tool. Vision Net will help build connections between those educators seeking content and those who wish to deliver the content.
Video Conferencing Out on a Lim - Janine Lim's blog site of resources for videoconferencing and distance learning. Be sure to check the Project Template Booklet.
Polycom Special Events - include connections to renowned authors, experts in the field, famous locations and many other events that provide FREE rich content to Polycom customers to enhance curriculum and increase student achievement.