Virtual School Field Trip
The Field Trip
Welcome to the Virtual School Field Trip! The following links will guide you through the segments of your experience.
Here is how it works:
Read through this with your class.
- Bevans Mine Video Tour Guide
Teachers (and students) can follow along with this outline while watching the 25-minute video. Vocabulary and opportunities to learn "The Rest of the Story" about key concepts are indicated.
Watch Video (Press white play button in center of MP4 video on this page).
- Illustrated Glossary
Define important terms and assign fill-in-the-blank exercises if desired.
- The Rest of the Story
Explore fascinating optional subjects raised in the introduction and the video.
These fun activities are indicated in The Rest of the Story chapter. Find links below.
After the Lead is Out (fill in the words)
Zinc Word Search
Your House is Mined
Your House is Mined (Activity)
Tales of Tommy Knockers From Cornish Miners
Tales From Cornish Miners in Wisconsin
Some Effects of Lead and Zinc Mining on the Environment - Personal Accounts
Letter From a Miner - Charles Huston - With Activity
Label the Parts of the Carbide Lamp
Design Your Own Mine
Chocolate Cookie Mining
Answer Keys for Teachers
Bevans Mine Tour Video
The Virtual School Field Trip was made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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