What is zipTrips™?

Purdue zipTrips are virtual electronic field trips that bring Purdue University scientists into your classroom. Through the wonders of technology, students interactively visit labs, greenhouses, aquaculture facilities, Discovery Park, the veterinary school, and other amazing places that are off limits to your students even in a real-life field trip.

The centerpiece of each zipTrip is a live webcast featuring factual, unbiased scientific information presented in an entertaining way. Your students will be able to email questions during the show for the scientists to answer. And each trip includes supplementary online videos that feature the work of Purdue scientists.

There's nothing like Purdue zipTrips when it comes to introducing your students to cutting-edge research, scientific inquiry, and science careers. And best of all, it’s free!

Featured Trip: Plant Sciences: The Green Machine (High School)

Plant Sciences: The Green Machine (High School)

Learn About Plant Sciences: The Green Machine (High School)

There are enormous problems facing an increasingly complicated world. Invasive species. Genetically modified organisms. Climate change. Feeding an increasing world population. They are just a few of the many issues plant scientist are working on. Take your class on this amazing zipTrip and find out what makes plant sciences "The Green Machine!"

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