Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS)
Lynn Horton, science teacher at Mullen Elementary School, is taking students on virtual field trips at her farm. Horton records videos of lectures that align with curriculum standards and uploads the videos to YouTube for her students to watch.
To date, Horton has provided videos about raising chickens, maintaining horses, feeding snakes, birthing feral cats, and the natural resources present in a creek, all of which can be found on her working farm.
Although the videos began as just a way for her students to watch the process of chickens hatching, Horton became inspired to broaden her topics.
“I knew there was more I could do,” said Horton. “Because science is everywhere.”