Virtual Field Trips in Religious Education

Using tools provided by Google (Google Earth, Streetview, Google Tour Builder) teachers and students  can create powerful virtual tools for visiting different sites around the world that can teach different concepts in Religious Education.

CARFLEO has created a virtual tour of World Religions to demonstrate these tools. Go to this World Religion tour to begin to explore the possibilities. You can also open a file directly in Google Earth if the Google Tour Builder platform is not compatible with your computer.

To create your own Virtual Tour go to:

You can also use the Photo Sphere feature in Google Maps or other virtual tours to look inside different churches, shrines and cathedrals:

St. Basil’s Church, Ottawa

Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, Guelph

Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

Church of the Holy Sepulchre – Jerusalem

Moscow’s St. Basil’s Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral, France

Those who have the digital version of Growing in Faith, Growing in Christ for Grades 3 & 4 look for Faith Journeys. These use  Google Earth to visit some of the places described in the text.

 

 

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  1. Pretty amazing, thank you for sharing.

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