It’s Friday, September 23, 2016, and time for a Virtual Field Trip
Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)
Visit the wilds of Africa through the webcams at this website sponsored by MPALA, The Anneberg Foundation, and Explore.
In the upper menu select “LIVE CAM” to start your safari. Cameras broadcast live from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm East Africa Time. Select from:
- African River Wildlife Camera
- African Animal Lookout Camera
- African Safari Camera
- African Watering Hole Wildlife Camera
Below the webcams, discover the animals that you might see at the hippo pool. Click a silhouette to be taken to the field guide to learn about the animal as well as hear its sound. Choose “STORIES FROM THE BRUSH” to learn about the scientists in the field. Select the “FIELD GUIDE” link to discover Mpala’s animals. In the “CLASSROOM” find lessons plans and units for both Kenyan students and U.S. students to use to learn about the natural world around us. Units include multiple lessons laid out for easy use along with printable worksheets to accompany your studies.
This website is an excellent addition for your geography class studies of Africa or your animal science class.