⁣Lesson Plan: How does the Eiffel Tower's elevator ride to the top floor offer a breathtaking 360° panorama view of Paris?

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⁣Lesson Plan: How does the Eiffel Tower's elevator ride to the top floor offer a breathtaking 360° panorama view of Paris?

Grade Level: K-12
Subject: Social Studies/Geography

Objective: Students will learn about the Eiffel Tower in Paris and its elevator ride to the top floor, which offers a stunning 360° panorama view of the city. They will understand the significance of the Eiffel Tower as a cultural landmark and its impact on tourism in Paris.

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.4: Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.7: Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.

- Computer or smartboard with internet access
- Images and videos of the Eiffel Tower and its panoramic view
- Writing materials


1. Introduction (5 minutes):
- Show images of the Eiffel Tower and ask students if they know where it is located.
- Discuss the significance of the Eiffel Tower as a cultural landmark and its popularity among tourists.

2. Main Activity (25 minutes):
- Show a video or images that capture the elevator ride experience to the top floor of the Eiffel Tower.
- Explain to students how the elevator takes visitors to the top, providing a 360° panorama view of Paris.
- Discuss the importance of the Eiffel Tower's height and location in offering such a breathtaking view.
- Encourage students to imagine themselves experiencing the elevator ride and the view from the top.
- Have students write a short paragraph describing the experience and what they think they would see from the top floor.

3. Group Discussion (10 minutes):
- Ask students to share their written paragraphs with the class.
- Facilitate a discussion about the different perspectives and observations shared.
- Encourage students to ask questions and engage in a conversation about the Eiffel Tower and its significance.

4. Extension Activity (15 minutes):
- Divide students into small groups.
- Assign each group a different landmark from their local community or a famous landmark from another country.
- Have students research and create a presentation highlighting the significance of the chosen landmark and any unique features it offers visitors.
- Encourage students to include information about any elevator rides or observation decks available at the chosen landmark.

5. Wrap-up (5 minutes):
- Summarize the main points discussed during the lesson.
- Ask students to reflect on what they have learned about the Eiffel Tower and its elevator ride to the top floor.
- Provide an opportunity for any remaining questions or comments.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

Full coverage of the Eiffel Tower from the base to a 360 view on the top floor including two 150m elevator rides to the 300 height view-deck. Click here ▶ to see highlights and guide. You couldn't possibly visit Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower. Even if you do not want to visit this world famous structure, you will see its top from all over Paris. This video features a walking tour from the base of the Eiffel Tower to the Top Floor, with a spectacular view from 300 meters.Date recorded: May 2019Weather: ⛅ 14C | 57F-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Lets connect or support and receive updates of the travel places to be viewed in upcoming videos:Support me on【Paypal】https://www.paypal.me/WanderlustTVSupport me on【Patreon】https://www.patreon.com/Wander....lustTravelVideosFoll me on 【Instagram】https://www.instagram.com/wand....erlusttravelvideos/F me on 【Facebook】https://www.facebook.com/Wande....rlustTravelVideos/#W #EiffelTowerParis #Paris4K---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Timeline Highlights (☉ Street/Road | ★ Highlight): ▶(0:00) -- Ground level Walk Around --▶(4:45) Entrance Elevator ★▶(5:35) Elevator Counterweight Mechanism ★▶(8:26) Elevator Ride to Level 2 ★▶(9:44) -- Level 2 Upper Deck Walk Around -- ▶(9:57) Level 2 Upper Deck North-East View (Seine, Louvre) ★▶(11:19) Level 2 Upper Deck North-West View (Seine, Trocadéro, Financial District) ★▶(12:35) Level 2 Upper Deck South-West View (Seine, Bir-Hakeim Bridge) ★▶(13:29) Level 2 Upper Deck South-East View (Champs de Mars) ★▶(15:36) -- Level 2 Lower Deck Walk Around -- ▶(18:31) Level 2 Lower Deck View Eiffel Tower Summit ★▶(21:35) Elevator Ride to Level 3 - Summit ★▶(23:07) -- Level 3 Lower Deck Walk Around -- ▶(23:23) Level 3 Lower Deck Architectural Drawings ★▶(24:16) Level 3 Lower Deck Eiffel Tower Reference Display ★▶(26:34) -- Level 3 Upper Deck (Summit) Walk Around --▶(27:04) Level 3 Upper Deck (Summit) South-West View ★▶(28:06) Level 3 Upper Deck (Summit) North-East View ★▶(28:54) Level 3 Upper Deck (Summit) North-West View ★▶(29:44) Level 3 Upper Deck (Summit) South-East View ★---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Gear I use to record and edit videos (use links to receive discount and I receive a small commission): GoPro Hero 8 Blackhttps://amzn.to/37B9h8pGoPro Hero 7 Black (backup)https://amzn.to/2SDzmQaFeiyu G6 Gimbal Stabilizerhttps://amzn.to/2P6wqt7GoPro Karma Grip https://amzn.to/2SG9gMdZoom H4N Recorderhttps://amzn.to/325s7UfSandisk 1T Portable SSDhttps://amzn.to/3bQdngjRavPower Travel Routerhttps://amzn.to/39KxafbGoPro Accessoire Travel Kithttps://amzn.to/2SGaLu8Techsmarter 30000mah Power Bankhttps://amzn.to/38Iif54Improve your YouTube channel with TubeTubbyhttps://www.Tubebuddy.com/WTVAffiliatePromotion

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