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ERIC Number: EJ944035
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
A Field Trip without Buses: Connecting Your Students to Scientists through a Virtual Visit
Adedokun, Omolola; Parker, Loran Carleton; Loizzo, Jamie; Burgess, Wilella; Robinson, J. Paul
Science Scope, v34 n9 p52-57 Jul 2011
One school offers zipTrips as an alternative to actual field trips taken outside of school. ZipTrips are web- and broadcast-delivered electronic field trips that include online videos, lesson plans, and a live, 45-minute interactive program consisting of four core components: an in-studio audience, live interaction with scientists, prerecorded segments, and integrated activities for in-studio, web, and broadcast audiences. (Contains 7 figures and 1 online resource.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A