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Virtual Field Trips: Technology connect kids to remote classrooms out in nature

To reconnect students across the country to nature and wildlife, the Washington State Parks Foundation is using video feeds to virtually transport students to far-away places they'd otherwise never experience. Facilitated by Inspired Classroom and the state-of-the-art satellite-based mobile classroom from GCI, Alaska's largest telecom, the technology allows students to interact with Lime Kiln State Park Educator, Jeff Hogan as he ventures through remote state parks.

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To learn more about how to create a naturalized playground and infuse play into pathway networks to encourage active lifestyles for children, families, and communities, request a full copy of the NatureGrounds and Pathways for Play program books, click here.

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