The Virtual Field Trips have been developed independently by Geography students at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.
The purpose of
the Virtual Field Trips is to increase education and awareness of the natural
and cultural features of southern Alberta. They may be used by teachers,
students, tourists, or any interested in learning. The Virtual Field Trips
provide preparation before actually visiting a place as well as the ability
to revisit and remember the experience.
There are presently
7 Virtual Field Trips for southern Alberta
(south of the city of Calgary) which are:
In addition to
these Virtual Field Trips, thare are many towns, cities, and parks which
may be visisted through the Internet of in the real world. Select
the map icon below to begin your virtual tour of southern Alberta!
|Dr. Van Christou, a well known local photographer, has allowed us to use some images of southeastern Alberta which appear in his superb book, "Land of Shining Mountains". In this internet slide show, you can experience the mountains, prairies, and badlands of this magnificent area.|
was supported by grants to Dr.
R. J. Rogerson
from The University of Lethbridge Teaching Development Fund
and from the Government of Alberta's Learning Enhancement Envelope.
Field Trip of the American Southwest
Virtual Field Trip (U of C)