Fall Virtual Field Trip

Churchland Primary and Intermediate School

Welcome to our Virtual Fall Field Trip!

This time of year, not only can we see the leaves change from green to yellow, red, and orange, but we can go apple picking, farmers are harvesting crops, you can pick pumpkins, and much much more! You will see some local places on our Virtual Field Trips but we will also visit other places around North America. Enjoy!

Guaranteed to be lots of fun!

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Fall Foliage

Fall Foliage Prediction Map

Learn when fall colors will be at their peak and much much more with this website!

Why do Leaves Change Color?

Watch this video about why trees change color in the Fall.

Brilliant Fall Colors around the World

Virginia is not the only place where the leaves change. Watch this video to see other places where the leaves change!
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Apples

Apple Picking Virtual Fieldtrip

Life Cycle of the Apple Tree

Grow an Apple Seed

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Pumpkins

Field Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

Go to Burt's Farm in Georgia! They have one of the largest pumpkin patches in Georgia!

How does a pumpkin grow?

Watch this video about growing pumpkins!

How do Farmers harvest pumpkins?

Watch this video and learn about harvesting pumpkins!

Fall Fun!

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Fall in our National Parks

Rocky Mountain National Park

Watch this video of Fall Colors in the Rocky Mountains!

Smoky Mountains in the Fall

Here is a video showing us how beautiful the Smoky Mountains are in the Fall!

Fall Activities and Local Places to Go

Corn Mazes

Have you ever visited a corn maze? Here's a video about the world's largest corn maze!

Apple Picking in Hampton Roads

The My Active Child Website has a list of Apple Picking in Hampton Roads.

Pumpkin Patches in Hampton Roads

The My Active Child Website also has a list of Pumpkin Patches in Hampton Roads.

Leaf Painting

This website has some fun activities to do with leaves!

Apple Stamping

This website has some fun activities to do with apples!

Fall Read A Louds

Related Standards of Learning

Kindergarten K.3 – The student will investigate and understand that physical properties of an object can be described. Properties include colors; shapes and forms; textures and feel; relative sizes and weights.


Kindergarten K.10 – The student will investigate and understand that change occurs over time (living and nonliving things change over time; changes can be observed and measured; changes may be fast or slow).


First Grade 1.7 – The student will investigate and understand that there are weather and seasonal changes (Changes in temperature, light and precipitations occur over time; there are relationships between daily weather and the season; changes in temperature, light and precipitation affect animals).


Second Grade 2.7 – The student will investigate and understand that weather patterns and seasonal changes affect animals and their surroundings (Weather and seasonal changes affect the growth and behavior of living things; wind and weather can change the land; changes can happen quickly or slowly over time).


Third Grade 3.8 The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature. Key concepts include

a) patterns of natural events such as day and night, seasonal changes, simple phases of the moon, and tides;

b) animal life cycles; and

c) plant life cycles.


Fourth Grade 4.4 The student will investigate and understand basic plant anatomy and life processes.


Grade 5: 5.7 The student will investigate and understand how Earth’s surface is constantly changing.


Grade 6: The student will investigate and understand the organization of the solar system and the interactions among the various bodies that comprise it. Key concepts include:

g) the relationship of Earth’s tilt and the seasons.

Maria Helen Lackner

Library Media Specialist

Churchland Primary and Intermediate School

Portsmouth Public Schools