Kilimanjaro Expedition

3rd-5th Grade Virtual Field Trip

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There are two options for today's lesson. Please read each option carefully and choose one to complete/attend.

Option 1: Attend the virtual field trip at 1 p.m. today, October 8th.

Discovery Education will be hosting a virtual field trip live from St. Vrain Valley School District in Colorado. We will learn about Mount Kilimanjaro first-hand from educators who climbed the mountain. We will also be able to explore the findings of the expedition and learn more about real-world applications of the research.

Press play to watch a short video about Mt. Kilimanjaro.

If you are unable to view the video below, click HERE.
Mt Kilimanjaro - video by Tanzania National Park

Option 2: Read and respond to the Achieve 3000 article, "The Snow is Going Away."

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You can find the article on your homepage, or in your mailbox. Click on the button below to print your activity.

Use the form above to share three facts that you learned from the article, 1 key idea, your opinion about the topic, and the most interesting fact that you learned. Then, be creative and draw your own illustration. Don't forget to caption your art work.


Choice 1: After attending the virtual field trip, please type "I attended the virtual field trip" in the forum below.

Choice 2: After reading the Achieve 3000 article, share your informational text response form in the forum below.

We will share a recording of today's virtual field trip as soon as it is available.