Virtual Field Trip to Machu Picchu

March 1st, 2019 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Friday, March 1, 2019, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Virtual Field Trip to Machu Picchu

(www.peru-machu-picchu.com/index.php)

Age Range: 9-18 (Grades 4-12, with parental supervision)

 

This website provides 360-degree panoramic views of the ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru.

When you get to the website you’ll see a picture in the center of your screen and a welcome message below it. Scroll further down the landing page to read an overview of this virtual tour. Then, use the menu on the left side of the screen to see the panoramic view of each area of the tour that includes: 

  • Funerary Rock
  • Royal Tomb
  • Inside the Tomb
  • Sacred Plaza
  • Sacred Rock
  • Central Plaza
  • Intiwatana
  • Condor Temple
  • Animals
  • Inca Trail

Click on any one and a new page opens. Below the picture, you can read interesting text that explains what you are seeing. Then click on the virtual tour to see the breathtaking panoramic photo-view. 

This is an engaging way to explore a foreign destination without leaving home.

And for a more in-depth discussion, here is a longer virtual tour of Machu Picchu and speculation on the possible significance of its many features: http://www.niler.com/machupichu/inca1.html

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