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Top Google Expedition resources on Tes

PYRAMIDS: VOLUME & ESTIMATION #GoogleExpeditions #CCSS #MATH

Students use estimation and contextual clues inside the Expedition to guess how much water the Great Pyramid can hold. Then they use the volume formula and unit conversions to find the actual volume.

Standards: CCSS aligned with focus on Anchor Standards and Math Content Standards
Pedagogy: Leverages formative, inquiry-style approach and CCSS Standards for Mathematical Practice
Google Expeditions: Egypt
Resources included: Turnkey Google Docs, Google Forms and Google Slides embedded as links in lesson plan. Ready to share!
By Brendan Brennan

Ear and balance #GoogleExpeditions Lesson

This #GoogleExpeditions lesson develops student skills in human anatomy.

Journey inside the human ear to find out how this organ aids human balance.

Google Expeditions are immersive 360 degree photo stories designed for use in the classroom. For more see: https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/.

This is Google Expeditions Lesson is number 3 of a 4 lesson sequence. It can be used as a standalone lesson or in conjunction with others listed below (links go to Google Docs versions of the lessons).

Lesson 1: Google Expeditions: Auditory System – Sound waves & The Outer Ear https://goo.gl/y5jukV

Lesson 2: Google Expeditions: Auditory System – Middle & Inner Ear https://goo.gl/RbUlQs

Lesson 3: Google Expeditions: Auditory System – Ear & Balance https://goo.gl/xl5mJ3

Lesson 4: Google Expeditions: Auditory System – Ear & Disease https://goo.gl/TKj9Om

Cover image credit: Wikipedia - Chittka L, Brockmann
By Digital Explorer

Exploring Graph Theory with the NYC Transit System #GoogleExpedition

Exploring Graph Theory with the NYC Transit System

Grade(s): 11-12
Subject(s): Math
Number of Students: 2- 40
Objectives: To understand the real world application of Graph Theory
Standards:
CCSS.Math.Practice.MP5: Use appropriate tools strategically.
CCSS.Math.Practice.MP7: Look for and make use of structure.
Essential Question: What examples of Graph Theory exist within the NYC Transit System?
Guiding Questions: How is graph theory applied to public transit systems?

View the Google Doc: https://goo.gl/W9Bdrd
By Chris Webb

Chernobyl Mystery - #GoogleExpedition

The Google Expedition forms the start of the lesson - although the app contains detailed notes in the teacher guide, this expedition is better with no commentary. Students needs to look around and suggest reasons for the images seen. Following this, the mystery cards can be used to help students understand the events which led to the disaster.
By acaffrey

More Google Expedition resources on Tes

Ventilation #GoogleExpeditions Lesson

This #GoogleExpeditions lesson develops students' understanding of human anatomy.

This lesson continues the study of the respiratory system with a focus on the process of ventilation.

Google Expeditions are immersive 360 degree photo stories designed for use in the classroom. For more see: https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/.

This is Google Expeditions Lesson is number 3 of a 4 lesson sequence. It can be used as a standalone lesson or in conjunction with others listed below.

Lesson 1: Google Expeditions: Respiratory System – Lung Structure https://goo.gl/JY0DyB

Lesson 2: Google Expeditions: Respiratory System – Gas exchange in the alveoli https://goo.gl/c5f0xR

Lesson 3: Google Expeditions: Respiratory System – Ventilation https://goo.gl/6Rnenz

Lesson 4: Google Expeditions: Respiratory System – Disease https://goo.gl/eDJXTf

Cover image credit: Flickr - Loren Kerns
By Digital Explorer

Digestive System #GoogleExpeditions

This is an overview of the digestive system and how our nutrients are digested!
SWBAT:
1. List the different nutrients
2. Identify organs in the digestive system and describe their function.
3. Identify which organs digest each of the nutrients and what enzymes are used.
Guiding Questions:
What are the nutrients you would find on a food label?
When they are digested, what do they get broken down into?
What are the organs of the digestive system?
What enzymes are found in the digestive system? What, specifically, do they break down?
Where are the three nutrients each digested? Which enzymes are involved?
What are some disorders of the digestive system?
What are the role of probiotics in the digestive system?
What does it mean if someone is lactose intolerant and can’t eat dairy?
By hbernasconi

Visiting Waterfalls on a #GoogleExpedition

In this lesson the students use Google Expeditions at the start of the lesson, to look at a series of waterfalls around the globe and find common features. Once these have been identified the students can move on to learn about the formation of a waterfall.

Google Expeditions is a virtual reality teaching tool that lets you lead or join immersive virtual trips all over the world. Built for the classroom and small group use, Google Expeditions allows a teacher acting as a “guide” to lead classroom-sized groups of “explorers” through collections of 360° and 3D images while pointing out interesting sights along the way.

Google Expedition: Iceland (Air Pano), Jiuzhaigou National Park & Angel Falls

UK - Geography - Key Stage 3 - Human and Physical Geography - Rivers
By acaffrey

Rome Antics #GoogleExpedition

Selected Expedition: Roman Ruins

Grade(s): 3-5
Subject(s): Social Studies/ELA
Number of Students: 20-25

Objectives: To experience the historical city of Rome from multiple perspectives.
By Micah Shippee, PhD

Climate Change #GoogleExpeditions

GCSE Climate Change lesson to be used in conjunction with the Climate Change expedition on Google Expeditions. Self paced tasks as students are guided through the different scenes.
By GT_10

Adaptations #GoogleExpeditions Lesson

In this lesson, the students go on an expedition to The Natural History Museum and learn about organisms’ adaptations to their environment. The students discuss living and dead organisms’ biology and work alone to create their own biologically adapted animal.

Google Expeditions are immersive 360 degree photo stories designed for use in the classroom. For more see: https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/
By rperrin12

Symmetry of the Taj Mahal #GoogleExpedition

Symmetry of the Taj Mahal

Grade(s): 4
Subject(s): Math
Number of Students: 2 - 40
Objectives: To understand the basics of Symmetry and that symmetry is based on a line
Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.3
Essential Question: What makes something symmetrical?
Guiding Questions: How is the Taj Mahal an excellent example of symmetry?

Google Doc: https://goo.gl/WX55D0
By Chris Webb

Exploring Santa's Journey with #GoogleExpedition

Students will discover Santa’s home, workshop and sleigh. Students will be able to practice their observation and listening skills to engage in a class discussion across different subject matters. Students will count, identify shapes, identify colors, and learn about animals. The Expedition is designed to be read in order, as the content rhymes. Students will practice their rhyming skills with a worksheet. This lesson also includes a coloring and writing activity, as well as a science worksheet.

To download the lesson plan and activities, go here: https://goo.gl/nTbpqB
By expeditionsny

Writing to Describe - Underwater Excursion #GoogleExpeditions

Dive through some of the greatest waters of the world. Swim with a whale shark and see the world through the eyes of a sea turtle. Through this Google Expedition your students will be prompted to create word walls and descriptions that the can use in a longer task after the expedition. Alongside their underwater explorations, students can consider the challenges that are faced by today's oceans.
By Skyel78

Connecting With LGBT History #GoogleExpedition

During this Google Expedition, students are going to become familiarized with iconic LGBT landmarks and historic moments. Evaluating the importance of locations like The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center and Stonewall Inn, students will be guided on a journey through LGBT history.
By jklein1

Climate Change #GoogleExpeditions Lesson

In this #GoogleExpeditions lesson, the students go on an expedition and learn about the effects of climate change.

The students then work in groups to create a presentation about a specific area under threat from this change.

Google Expeditions are immersive 360 degree photo stories designed for use in the classroom. For more see: https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/
By Chloe Wilkinson

Kenai Fjords: Visiting a Glacier #googleexpeditions

This lesson plan addresses both science and ELA standards as students do some preliminary research on glaciers and experience a virtual visit to a glaciers through the eyes of a native Alaskan and a scientist. The Google Expedition is part of the National Parks series.
By hdoe