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At TTK, we believe everyone should have access to adventure learning. In an effort to maintain our mission during COVID-19, we are offering all of our Virtual Field Trips free. Join us!

 

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These are digital products. After purchasing your VFT, you will have access to a document that includes the link and other VFT information.

What do I have to do to join?

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Sign your child up for the event using our coupon code.

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Mark your calendar!

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When you receive the document, print it off and share any preparatory materials with your child.

Confirm that your child's device has a working webcam and microphone. If you are joining from a phone, please download the free Zoom app in advance. 

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Field trip day: to join the field trip, click the link from the document and you are in for a great adventure! 

Attention: We recommend that students use a PC to access the virtual field trips. There have been previous technical difficulties with students joining the field trips via a Mac.

 

Cultural Traditions

With Ohio History Connection

Discover traditions from around the globe! Your students will learn how different cultures use days of celebration to come together as a community. You will hear from people that celebrate Eid, Carnaval, Juneteenth, and Diwali, and you will learn about these traditions and their origins.

  • Date: Tuesday, September 27, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-4

  • Length: 45 minutes

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Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park

With Learn Around The World

Visit the Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park just outside of Chang Mai, Thailand on this virtual experience! You'll learn about the history of papermaking and how POOPOOPAPER is made from actual Elephant POO! It's great for the environment, great for tourism, and loads of fun! Plus, you'll get to say POO a lot.

  • Date: Wednesday, September 28, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-5

  • Length: 45 minutes

Which Side Are You On? Patriots & Loyalists in the American Revolution

With Connecticut Historical Society

Introduce your class to the opposing perspectives of the American Revolution as they explore the question “Was every colonist a Patriot during the American Revolution?”

  • Date: Thursday, September 29, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades 5-8

  • Length: 45 minutes

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Spider Physics: Use Signs & Action Science

With Author Valerie Marsh

Combine science, sign language, and storytelling! Enjoy a folktale trickster story about Anansi the Spider. Then use Anansi's paper hat to explore the science concepts of lines of symmetry, force, push, pull, gravity and incline. Apply your knowledge to real life spider situations!

  • Date: Tuesday, October 4, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-4

  • Length: 45 minutes

Marine Mammal Adaptations

With Alaska SeaLife Center

Students will observe and discuss how blubber, fur, teeth, whiskers, and other adaptations help Alaska's marine mammals survive in their habitat.

  • Date: Wednesday, October 5, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-5

  • Length: 45 minutes

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The Lady and the Octopus

With Mote Marine Laboratory

Shellebrate World Octopus Day with us! We chat with Dr. Dana Staaf about her new book, The Lady and the Octopus, a true story of Jeanne Villepreux-Power who pioneered the use of aquariums to study the mysteries of living argonauts.

  • Date: Thursday, October 6, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades 4-8

  • Length: 45 minutes