Prepare Students

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This LEARNZ virtual field trip begins with the Prepare Students section and is followed by the interactive field trip experience.

The main parts of the Prepare Students section are:

Activities

Interactive web based to support the learning associated with the background pages.

Background: Easy

Readings written in a simpler style to allow for a multi-levelled approach. Supported by captioned images that can be enlarged to full screen size and used like a slide-show. A fully transcripted audio file for each reading is also available. Questions generated from the background readings and related discussion can be used as a starting point for participation in a web conference.

Background: Standard

Readings related to the content of the field trip, supported by captioned images. These can be enlarged to full screen size and used like a slide-show. A fully transcripted audio file for each reading is also available. Questions generated from the background readings and related discussion can be used as a starting point for participation in an audioconference.

Glossary

Available for students to find definitions of new words from the background pages, audioconferences and videos.