Teach Through Educational Travel: The London Eye

Download a larger image of the London Eye in England and share the photo with your class. Then discuss the following:

  • You have been given the task of attracting more tourists to your city or state. What are the important aspects of your city that you want to highlight?
  • Design an amusement park type ride to attract tourists and show off your town or city.
  • The London Eye is an example of this type of ride. It provides views of significant parts of London. Locate the Eye on a map of London and list the places that you could see from the top.
  • Choose three of these attractions and write a walking tour that will introduce them to a visiting tourist.

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Sarah Wyland
Sarah never gets in trouble for being on Facebook and Instagram at work, because its her job. As social media manager, she gets to tell the stories of travelers, teachers, and interesting places. Other titles she enjoys include dog mom to Knox, barre instructor, Crossfit athlete, avid reader, and world traveler.