Trip Resources for Educators
shopping” for teachers looking for field trip opportunities
at Duke. Each of the lab pages offers detailed information
on what to expect from a field trip, how to prepare, links
to the standard course of study, logistics information and
of the many Duke resources available for field trips include:
include a room full of carnivorous plants, take-away supplies
for the classroom, and exotic plants organized by different
Simulator uses a $500,000 mannequin to bring anatomy
alive with interactive exposure to the links between body
is an area for experimentation, development and showcasing
of Duke's latest 3D and virtual reality technology.
Sensing Lab explores the world of tracking using infrared,
cameras, microphones and lasers. Calculating motion involves
some very interesting math problems.
helicopters, rescue trucks and emergency care resources offer
memorable lessons in physics, flight, careers, and emergency
The earthquake simulation lab is an area where tests can be
performed relating to building durability during seismic activity
both in the lab and online via the machinery control software,
Framework for Educational Analysis Visualization and Experimentation
is an online program that allows the users to simulate an
earthquake and then actually run the test on a model building,
all in the comfort of your own computer.