Virtual Field Trip to the Great Barrier Reef
⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students take a trip to the Great Barrier Reef. Students will learn about Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, how was it formed, what is coral, species of the Great Barrier Reef, what can we do to preserve it, and more!
⭐️This virtual field trip in Google Slides & Seesaw contains video links, 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, interdisciplinary studies, 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 & 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 Slides & Virtual Video Read Alouds – Interactive slides & virtual video read aloud take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading comprehension skills, 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.
- Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
- GBR Far North Section Map!
- What Is the Great Barrier Reef?
- Barrier Reef Basics
- Learning About the GBR
- GBR Claims Section Map!
- How Was the GBR Formed?
- Formation of the GBR
- What Is Coral?
- Fill in the Blank!
- GBR Central Section Map!
- Species of the GBR
- Species Report
- Tracking Green Turtles in the GBR
- Finding New GBR Species
- The Great Barrier Reef Is in Danger
- Coral, Carbon, and Climate Change
- What Can We Do?
- More to Explore!
*Answer Key Included
Take a closer look at what this escape room looks like in this video preview.
This virtual field trip takes approximately 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.