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State Fair Dates

State Fair Dates

Everyone loves fairs, and State Fairs are always the creme de la creme! Most people know when fair time happens in their own state, but what if you’ll be travelling? Or what if you’d like to check out the State Fair for a neighboring state? The unique State Fair Directory lists the dates and...
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New Virtual Field Trip Site  provides virtual field trips, virtual educational and informational “tours” of various landmarks from a child’s point of view via video podcast technology. Each episode offers suggested readings and follow-up activities, including the opportunity for kids to submit their own complementary videos, as well as lesson plan resources.
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The National Park Service is offering some online field trips via is a free website that helps you to experience different national landmarks across the nation. It consists of four main parts: a Trip Journal, Virtual Visit, Ask the Experts, and Live Chat. Visitors are walked through how to use each of...
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Wilder Cave

Hat Tip to Laurie Bluedorn of Trivium Pursuit for sharing their Wilder Cave Movie From the Wilder Cave Movie site: Why do we explore caves? Caves are deep. Caves are dark. They are wet. Come with us as we document a team of cavers exploring an extreme environment. They encounter trouble they weren’t expecting...
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Windows into Wonderland – Electronic Field Trip Explores Hot Water in Yellowstone!

From the Yellowstone National Park Foundation: New Electronic Field Trip Explores Hot Water in Yellowstone! The Firehole River flows through three major geyser basins in Yellowstone National Park and receives thermal input from numerous geysers and hot springs. “Getting into Hot Water” investigates alterations in the chemical and physical characteristics of the stream, as...
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