Virtual Field Trip to The Arctic
⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students take a trip to the Arctic for an exciting and educational cross-curricular learning experience! Students will learn about the Arctic’s climate, features like glaciers and fjords, plants and animals that live in the Arctic, and the importance of the Arctic ecosystem. This virtual field trip in Google Slides & Seesaw contains embedded videos (Google) & video links (Seesaw), images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of environmental studies, writing, critical thinking, and reading skills. Students complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, interdisciplinary studies, and other skills.
NGSS Science Aligned
- 3-LS4-3 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.
- 3-LS4-4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.
*Please note: This resource includes YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. This resource uses links to third party content that may be changed or removed by the content owner. Links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Tours – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing & Social Studies – This virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
1. Photo Analysis
2. Welcome To The Arctic
3. Collect Your Snowflakes!
4. Tour The Arctic
5. How Is The Arctic Different?
7. The Tundra
9. Plants of the Arctic
10. Animals of the Arctic
11. Can A Camel Live In The Arctic?
12. Can A Polar Bear Live In The Desert?
13. The Northern Lights
14. The Importance Of The Arctic
15. Journal Entry
16. More to Explore!
Answer Key Included
Take a closer look at what this virtual field trip looks like in this video preview.
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.
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