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Destination: Galapagos Islands Cyber Field Trip
For Teachers

Thank you for bringing the excitement and wonder of the Galapagos Islands to your students! In this section, you'll find plenty of activities and resources to help you integrate the Destination: Galapagos Islands cyber field trip into your curriculum.

  • Using the Cyber Field Trip in the Classroom: Tips on how you can incorporate this week-long distance learning event into your science classes.

  • Teaching Guide for Student Activities: Your own handbook on how to prepare for and follow up the experiments found in the "For Students" section of this website, including preparation, materials, critical thinking questions and extentions.

  • Classroom Activities: Online versions of the activities featured on the Destination: Galapagos Islands poster that was distributed to educators in the Journey to Mars (Show 902) teaching guide.

  • Educator Contest: The winning entries (and some great ideas for you to use in class)!

  • Related Frontiers Activities: Activities that have appeared in previous Frontiers teaching guides that relate to the Galapagos Islands and/or subject matter covered in the cyber field trip.
Special note to teachers: To view the video clips in the Expedition Journals, your computer will need to have RealPlayer software installed. RealPlayer is a free video player available online from RealNetworks. RealNetworks also sells a version of their software called RealPlayer Plus. You do not need RealPlayer Plus to experience the video clips on the Scientific American Frontiers website. If you do not have RealPlayer installed on your computer, please install it now.


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