Electronic Field Trips
Programs for Elementary and Middle Schools
Colonial Williamsburg's Electronic Field Trips series of seven different and varied historical programs are targeted to the social studies curriculums of students in grades 4-8. These exciting, inspiring stories about America's history, from the colonial era to the present day, are available online 24/7 during the school year.
The stories are told through engaging video segments, student-friendly gaming technology, and classroom interactives. Schools that subscribe to each program are provided with a teacher guide containing historical background information, glossary, time line, and classroom lesson plans that are designed by teachers, for teachers. Students receive a password to web activities and a message board where they can discuss their opinions or post questions year-round. They also have an amazing opportunity to participate in the live field trip event, connecting with historical characters and historians via phone, video, email, or online voting.
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