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Introduction to Educator Resources

See the list of strategies in the right-hand margin for ideas on how to use Field Trip Earth in any learning situation. As well, see the "Educator Articles" below to understand how teachers and other educators have implemented the website into their day-to-day teaching activities.

New teaching strategies and implementation ideas are constantly being developed for this site by our education partners. If you have an implementation strategy or article that you would like to share with the Field Trip Earth community, please contact us to discuss your ideas.

For Educators: FTE on Twitter, Skype, YouTube
May 22, 2009
Want to learn more about wildlife conservation? Want to share something you know about wildlife or wildlife research? Be sure to visit FieldTripEarth on Twitter, YouTube and other web communities.
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Materials for Emerging Readers
July 16, 2009
Beth Carter, a teacher at the Cape Fear Center for Inquiry in Wilmington, North Carolina, has written several articles designed especially for emerging readers. Please send us feedback regarding your reaction to, or use of, these articles, as we are planning to develop additional emerging reader materials over the coming months.
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Interpreting Maps
October 31, 2002
Students can gain valuable thinking skills by reviewing maps found on Field Trip Earth. This article provides an example of a map interpretation exercise, and also some examples of inquiry questions that students could pursue as part of a map reading exercise.
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Using Paper-Based Methods with Field Trip Earth
October 28, 2002
Although Field Trip Earth is a web-based learning project, many teachers have been successful using "paper-based" activities alongside the website. Here are some examples, drawn from the Far Traveler workbook, of how to incorporate paper materials into this project.
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