Thank you for your interest in the Caminada Headlands Virtual Field Trip experience!
The Caminada Headlands Virtual Field Trip experience highlights the role that Louisiana's Barrier Islands play in coastal preservation and protection. This experience uses both online resources (website, videos, and a virtual tour) as well as printed materials to immerse middle school learners in this critical area of envirionmental science.
By filling out this form you may be offered the opportunity to participate, at no cost, in the upcoming professional development.
If you accept the offer, you must agree to use the information and resources received to teach the Caminada Headlands Field Trip experience during the 2022-23 school year at your school site(s).
You will also be asked to participate in a data tracking program that evaluates the efficacy of this form of classroom instruction. Your feedback is important to us and is a requirement for this experience. Further details will be discussed at your training.
Upon successful completion of your training, you will receive one classroom tote filled with pre-packaged resources for a classroom of up to 30 students, as well as a complete set of teacher resources.
Additional resources may be purchased from your LaSTEM regional hub, if requested.
Opportunities for free professional development will be offered on a first come, first served basis. If you are not selected for the free instruction, please feel free to use the online resources as needed. You will be contacted as additional opportunities become available.
Warning: This field trip has an accompanying materials kit. If you are completing the activities without the kit, make sure every participant wears safety glasses and be certain that any sand you use does not contain glass, crystalline silica dust, or other toxins or foreign objects.