Saturday, February 16, 2013

A Field Trip and Technology Goodies

My class is learning about the solar system and we recently went to the California Science Center to view the Space Shuttle Endeavour exhibit.
What an amazing experience.

Click picture for Panoramic viewing of exhibit
Source: LA Times

A great follow up to this field trip was courtesy of Lakeshore Learning.
They sent me a box full of their educational software and I immediately explored the

You can choose to play with 1-4 teams and can also adjust the length of game.

Here's a sample question

A spinner feature adjusts the topic of each question

At the end of the game a prize selection page shows

Plus a score report shows the results of each team and it is printable too.

An added bonus is in the menu feature you can use a printable pre/post assessment in conjunction with the software.

Other goodies that are equally fun and educational include their math and phonics versions.

 If interested, Lakeshore has a buy one get one 50% off offer thru March 17th 

Find more great ideas on my Pinterest page or TPT store


  1. Wow! What an amazing field trip! I hope to make it down there before too long to see it myself.
    First Grade Found Me

    1. I loved it. They showed us a video of the whole process it took to get the shuttle to the CA Science center...moving it through the streets and all. Pretty neat.


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