Virtual Field Trip to Cable Car Museum!

July 15th, 2011 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi!  It’s Friday, July 15, 2011 and time for a Virtual Field
at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
Cable Car Museum

Age Range:  8 and up (with parental guidance)

At this website you can take a virtual walking tour of San
Francisco’s Cable Car Museum

When you get to the website, just scroll down the page to see
the pictures and read the descriptions that include information about the labyrinth of tunnels, cables, sheaves (pulleys), and mechanisms that run the cars up and down the hills of San Francisco.

Don’t miss the “Video Clip Library” where you can click on
snapshot photos to see a short video clip from the Cable Car
Museum’s archives of a cable car in action, vintage cable
cars, and watch a clip from the annual “Cable Car Bell Ringing

Then, head over to the “Home Page” to learn more about Cable
Car history. 


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