Distance Learning

 
Virtual Field Trip
Virtual Field Trip

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Facebook Live Series and Virtual Field Trips

 

Distance Learning events, including Virtual Field Trips for next school year will be announced and reservations available in August '20 via our 2021-2022 school year Education Handbook. For the remainder of this school year, daily at-home lesson plans are available via our Facebook page: Gettysburg National Military Park for Teachers, Students and Families. There are also several educational videos on that page under the Videos tab that you can use today.

 

Virtual Field Trips - Ranger to Classroom

Choose one of four focus questions for your students to investigate, watch introductory film, review classroom document set, and conclude with ranger session from the fields of Gettysburg. Then your students will have everything they need to draw their own evidence-based conclusions.

COST OF WAR?
Were the consequences of war, including the destruction and loss of life at Gettysburg, necessary to resolve the country’s issues?

THE TIDE OF BATTLE?
Which unit was most crucial to Union victory on July 2, 1863?

RE-ENLIST? (especially for 3rd through 6th graders)
Would you re-enlist in a Civil War army for 3 years, after serving for just 3 months and learning about the hard life of a soldier?

NEW!

DECISION POINTS: FLIGHT or FIGHT for FREEDOM?
What were the decision points for Gettysburg’s African-American residents before, during and after the battle, and what were the potential critical consequences of each decision?

Email our education staff for more information and to register for these events.

Last updated: April 7, 2020

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