ERIC Number: ED446901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Virtual Field Trips in the Earth Science Classroom.
Woerner, Janet J.
Field studies are a primary means of obtaining scientific knowledge about earth science concepts. This paper discusses why a teacher might choose a field trip as an educational strategy important to the teaching and learning of earth science. Reasons to choose field trips as a teaching strategy, factors that influence learning on a field trip, and the components of an effective earth science field trip are presented. A list of earth science Internet sites for virtual field trips is provided. (Contains 26 references.) (YDS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A