Skyping - Connecting
Calaveras Big Trees State Park - 3rd Grade
The 3rd graders Skyped with Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Park ranger, Jenny, led the class through the forest as she taught them about the Sequoia trees. The students saw live Sequoias and learned all about how the trees defend themselves, how they keep from toppling over, and the effect forest fires have on them, along with other interesting information.
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello - 5th & 6th Grades
The 5th and 6th graders experienced a virtual field trip via Skype with a guide at Thomas Jefferson's home estate, Monticello. The guide showed the students various rooms and pointed out objects of historical interest. The students saw some of Jefferson's inventions and viewed his garden. The students were able to ask questions during the virtual field trip.
U.S. and world maps showing our Skype connections