Sunday, April 12, 2015

Free Virtual Field Trips With Discovery Education

Throughout the school year Discovery Education offers a variety of free virtual field trips for students of all ages. Three new virtual field trips are coming up over the next month.

On April 23rd your class can join Live From the Farm: Technology, Soil Science and MORE! This virtual field trip is designed for middle school students to learn about the roles of technology and nutrients on modern farms.

On May 6th high school students can join a live panel discussion on the role of entrepreneurs in today's world. Inspiring Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow will feature real-world entrepreneurs including Chobani’s Founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya.

Auschwitz: The Past is Present Virtual Experience will be broadcast on May 13th. This virtual field trip for high school students will feature Holocaust survivor Paula Lebovics. Students will learn about the importance of remembrance and why the past is ever present today. During the field trip students will learn about the rich history of Jewish life in Poland before the Holocaust, visit authentic memorial sites, and discuss the consequences of hatred and intolerance.

All three virtual field trips will be held at 1pm Eastern Time. You can learn more about each and register for them here.