Virtual Field Trip Circus Google Slides Digital Resource Activities SeeSaw

Virtual Field Trip Circus Google Slides Digital Resource Activities SeeSaw



Virtual Field Trip to the Circus

⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students take a trip to the circus for a cross-curricular experience! Students will learn about the history of the circus, acts, the life of performers, and the science behind the circus. This virtual field trip in Google Slides and contains embedded videos, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.


⭐️This resource integrates a variety of social studies and reading skills. Students also complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, social studies, science, and other skills.


*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 Format – 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 & Science – Virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.


What’s Included?

  1. What is a circus?
  2. Build a Circus!
  3. Circus History & Timeline
  4. The Greatest Show on Earth
  5. Changes in the Circus
  6. The Acts
  7. Acrobats and Trapeze Artists
  8. The Life of a Performer
  9. The Science of the Circus
  10. Circus Clowns and Sequencing
  11. Animals in the Circus
  12. The Problem with Animal Acts
  13. The Modern Circus
  14. Life of Circus Kids
  15. Write a Journal Entry

*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.


Time to Complete:

This virtual field trip takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. The time it takes to complete can vary based on your students. It can be completed in one session or broken up into multiple sessions.


Copyright & Terms of Use

For copyright information and a summary of how this resource can and cannot be used, please review the Terms of Use Page.


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