Let your students lead their own learning as they explore the life, accomplishments, and contributions of Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. In this digital activity, students take a virtual field trip to La Casa Azul--the home and studio of Frida Kahlo.
This digital activity is aligned to the National Core Art Standards and could easily crosswalk to many different learning standards. This trip uses a combination of reading informational text, 360° Google Earth™ technology, video, visuals, and more.
Everything is set up in Google Slides with clickable links to make this activity simple and streamlined. Plus, it's low prep and could make great sub plans too!
Here's the breakdown:
:: Who was Frida Kahlo?
:: geographic location of Mexico City
:: self-taught artist
:: personal life
:: tour of La Casa Azul (Frida Kahlo Museum)
:: in her words
:: life celebrated
This activity is versatile as it's suitable for both asynchronous or synchronous learning. Conduct as a teacher-led activity or share with students through Google Classroom (or other LMS) as an independent assignment.
Simple is key! Student directions are found within the lesson, and direct links are included to specific Google Earth™ locations and videos. All work is completed digitally.
This virtual field trip is structured. This means that the informational text and links are meaningful and are meant to lead students to think critically as they respond to the questions throughout the virtual field trip. This is also a great way to keep students accountable as they learn and explore.
All response questions are editable, so you can tailor to your class needs. Students complete this activity in edit mode of Google Slides.
Check it out here Frida Kahlo: La Casa Azul Virtual Field Trip