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Actual and Virtual Reality: Making the Most of Field Trips


Social Education Volume 62, Number 1, ISSN 0037-7724


Argues that a virtual field trip can complement and enhance a real one. Discusses the benefits and pitfalls of both types of field trips. Outlines a series of student and teacher activities combining an actual field trip and a virtual one to Fort Snelling in St. Paul, Minnesota. (MJP)


Bellan, J.M. & Scheurman, G. (1998). Actual and Virtual Reality: Making the Most of Field Trips. Social Education, 62(1), 35-40. Retrieved January 29, 2020 from .

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