Web site takes students on field trips around the world

02/15/2010 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

Students are learning about wildlife, biology and other subjects through first-hand accounts and field reports provided by researchers and scientists on Field Trip Earth -- a Web site created by the North Carolina Zoological Society. The Web site provides a type of virtual field trip, where students read articles and look at photos and videos. One teacher in Virginia Beach, Va., says she uses the site to teach her students about endangered red wolves, and a North Carolina teacher says the site adds to lessons on natural resources.

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