Virtual Field Trip: Rhinoceros


Let students hang out with our safari friends on a rhino virtual field trip! They’ll experience rhinos first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!


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Give students a first hand experience of what it’s like to be a rhinoceros! This no prep lesson gives students an interactive research experience as they learn what rhinos do and consider their role in our world. This activity makes research up close and personal for students through 360 Virtual Reality. 

After downloading this resource you will receive print and digital resources for students to research rhinos. You get to choose if you want students to complete this research activity in Google Slides™, Seesaw™, or with printables and a QR Code.

💜 I have used this activity with students as young as 3 in PreKindergarten and as old as 11 in Grade 5. They all had a lot of fun and really enjoyed it!

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This resource includes: 

  • Google Slides™ activity → Use this to guide the virtual research process with students or assign it for a self-paced activity. This slideshow includes two energizers, digital choice board, digital note-taking, reflection questions, and teacher notes. 
  • Seesaw Activity™ → After you add the activity to your Seesaw Library™, just assign it to students. It includes a digital choice board, recording sheets, and a coloring page.
  • Print Choice Board → Print out this choice board and either laminate it or put it in a sleeve protector (for repeated use). Students scan the QR Code of the 360 Video they want to use for research. 
  • Print Note Taking Sheets → Students record what they learned and want to learn more about it. Also includes a rhinoceros to color! 
  • Suggested read alouds → Don’t waste time searching the net for picture books to read. I’ve done that work for you! Just browse the book covers to see which one will meet your students’ needs. 
  • Rhinoceros Coloring Page → Great way for younger students to practice their fine motor skills! 
  • Standards-based lesson → Just print and follow along! 
  • Informational passages → great for differentiating & teaching basic rhino facts.
  • Directed drawing → students follow the steps to draw their own rhino. 
  • Low to no prep games that get kids up & moving while exploring rhino behavior.


This standards – based activity gives students choice and meets the following standards:


  • Collect information representing diverse perspectives.
  • Read widely & deeply in multiple formats.


  • Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

This activity also addresses ISTE Standards for Students.