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Virtual Learning and Tours

Our interactive Virtual Tours and lessons for schools and youth organizations are customizable for students and youth groups ranging from 2nd grade to 12th grade. Our education team is ready and able to modify content to best fit the needs of participating student groups.

Virtual Tours & Programs Include:

  • Virtual History and STEM Tour
  • Virtual General Themed Tour
  • Virtual STEAM at Sea: Buoyancy
  • Virtual STEAM at Sea: Projectile Motion
  • Virtual STEAM at Sea: Naval Aviation
  • Virtual STEAM at Sea: Energy Conversion

These engaging virtual tours and programs allow for a personalized session where students engage with our ship-based educators for synchronized learning and activities, providing the best alternative to an in-person visit to the IOWA.

VIRTUAL TOURS, PROGRAMS & RESOURCES

Virtual History and STEM Tour

Join us for an interactive combination of history and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education! Start with a 1 hour and 20 minute guided tour of the Battleship IOWA, covering the ship’s physical specifications and historical impacts. End with a 35 minute STEM lesson and activity covering one of the following scientific/engineering concepts related to the IOWA: Buoyancy, Projectile Motion, Naval Aviation, or Energy Conversion. All activities were designed to use common household items, like aluminum foil and paper! This two hour program can serve groups of up to 40 individuals for $200.

STEM lesson and activity details:

  • Buoyancy – How does something as big as the Battleship IOWA float? Students will be introduced to the concept of buoyancy, focused on balanced and unbalanced forces and density. STEM activity – build an aluminum foil boat and test how much weight it can hold in the form of pennies.
  • Projectile Motion – What forces act on the various projectiles the IOWA utilized in times of war? This lesson focuses on Newton’s Laws of Motion and balanced/unbalanced forces. STEM activity – Construct two straw rockets and test which one travels farther based on design.
  • Naval Aviation – What aircraft were carried on the IOWA in the past? Students will study forces acting on a plane in flight. STEM activity – Construct a paper airplane launcher and two paper airplanes of differing designs. Measure how far each flies.
  • Energy Conversion – What powers the IOWA? This lesson investigates the conversion of energy through the ship’s boiler systems and steam turbine engines to propel the ship through the water. STEM activity – simulate the operation of the ship’s steam turbines by making a pinwheel and spinning it with the warm air produced from a hair dryer.

Suggested Grade Levels: 2nd – 8th.

FOR TEACHERS AND COORDINATING STAFF:

Contact us to schedule the tour at groupsales@labattleship.com or 877-446-9261

Before the interactive Battleship Zoom Tour:
1. What special needs Battleship IOWA staff should be aware of to make this experience the most successful for your students?
2. What do you hope your students gain from this experience?

During the Battleship Zoom Tour:
You work hard every hour of the day. Sit back and enjoy the experience!

After the Battleship Zoom Tour:
1. What did you like about this experience?
2. What suggestions do you have for us to better support students and teachers?

Virtual General Themed Tour

The Battleship Virtual Tour includes a brief overview of US History and international conflicts via the Battleship IOWA’s involvement from WWII to 1990, as well as concepts of geography that are adapted to each age group accordingly.

Suggested Grade Levels: 3rd to 12th

FOR TEACHERS AND COORDINATING STAFF

Contact us to schedule the tour at groupsales@labattleship.com or 877-446-9261

Before the interactive Battleship Zoom Tour:
1. What special needs Battleship IOWA staff should be aware of to make this experience the most successful for your students?
2. What do you hope your students gain from this experience?

During the Battleship Zoom Tour:
-You work hard every hour of the day. Sit back and enjoy the experience!

After the Battleship Zoom Tour:
1. What did you like about this experience?
2. What suggestions do you have for us to better support students and teachers?

Virtual STEAM at Sea Lessons

Engaging one hour sessions covering different forces acting on the ship, focusing on Newton’s Laws of Motion and balanced/unbalanced forces. Each lesson includes a powerpoint presentation and wraps up with an interactive STEAM activity using commonly found household items to support covered topics in a fun way.

Current topics include: Buoyancy, Projectile Motion, Naval Aviation, and Energy Conversion.

Virtual STEAM at Sea Flyer

Suggested Grade Levels: K – 8th.

FOR TEACHERS AND COORDINATING STAFF

Contact us to schedule the tour at groupsales@labattleship.com or 877-446-9261

Before the interactive Battleship Zoom Tour:
1. What special needs Battleship IOWA staff should be aware of to make this experience the most successful for your students?
2. What do you hope your students gain from this experience?

During the Battleship Zoom Tour:
You work hard every hour of the day. Sit back and enjoy the experience!

After the Battleship Zoom Tour:
1. What did you like about this experience?
2. What suggestions do you have for us to better support students and teachers?

OTHER PROGRAMS / CONTACT US

877-446-9261 ext. 706

groupsales@labattleship.com

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