Virtual Field Trip

Virtual Field Trip

Transport your students beyond the walls of your classroom into leading agricultural organizations to gain a firsthand account of the diverse career opportunities within the agricultural industry.

John Deere

John Deere: Careers that Innovate
Brought to you by John Deere & AgExplorer

Take your students on a high-tech tour of a John Deere facility in Waterloo, Iowa to see a breadth of exciting careers involved in the product lifecycle of John Deere tractors, from ideation to delivery. Students will meet a variety of John Deere employees who are critical before, during and after the manufacturing process. Additionally, students will see how an emphasis on quality and customer insight cultivates success in manufacturing John Deere 8400 Tractors today.

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Classroom Activity

Use this companion activity to help engage students prior to the Virtual Field Trip, and extend the learning from the Virtual Field Trip in the classroom.


Students will learn how professionals use advanced manufacturing and technology to improve products and processes for consumers worldwide.



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