Virtual Field Trip: Sharks


Let students swim with our ocean friends on a shark virtual field trip! They’ll experience sharks 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 shark! This no prep lesson gives students an interactive research experience as they learn what sharks 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 sharks. You get to choose if you want students to complete this research activity in Google Slides™, Seesaw™, or with printables and a QR Code.

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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 a read aloud, 2 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 drawing 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 shark 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 click the links to see which one will meet your students’ needs. 
  • Shark Coloring Page → Great way for younger students to practice their fine motor skills! 
  • Standards-based lesson → Just print and follow along!
  • Informational passages to teach children basic facts about sharks. Great for differentiating.
  • shark personality quiz → students answer questions about themselves to discover what type of shark they are most like. 
  • Fact sheets for students to learn about their personality type. 
  • shark directed drawing. 
  • Low to no prep games for students to engage in shark activities.
  • Shark name scramble → students unscramble letters to uncover common sharks.


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


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


  • Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.


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