Connecting people and places with learning can leave a lasting impression on students. These experiences can fuel their passion to explore the larger world. It’s easy to extend learning beyond your classroom when you leverage the right tools.

In this unit we’ll explore how to expose your students to faraway places, people, and things without actually leaving your school. You will discover how students can use digital tools to explore the world around them by collecting data from their surroundings wherever they go. We will provide you with ideas on how to use different Google tools to create a classroom without borders.

Lessons in this unit: Use Google Meet to connect to the world - Use Maps to create exciting virtual field trips - Create a world to explore with students - Giving your students the world with Google Expeditions - Explore the world with Science Journal - Tackle global issues with Your Plan, Your Planet