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Virtual Field Trips

With social distancing rules in place and so many end of school year events being canceled, teachers (and parents) are scrambling for fun learning activities.

One of the best learning activities is to take a virtual field trip! I’ve been collecting a list for some time so this post is just one gigantic list. I’ve divided it into categories to make it easier to navigate. I hope you can find a few fun places to “visit” with your students or your own children!

Art museums:
*Pinacoteca di Berra- Milán
*Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence
*Vatican museum in Rome
*National Archaeological Museum of Greece
*Louvre in Paris
*The British Museum in London
*Metropolitan Museum in New York
*MetKids – tour of Metropolitan Museum of Art just for kids
*National Gallery of Art in Washington

Historic or notable locations:
*American Revolution Museum tour
*Beyond the Battlefield – Scholastic tour of Museum of the American Revolution
*Anne Frank House
*Castle Rock Pueblo
*Colonial Williamsburg
*Ellis Island – Scholastic tour
*Gettysburg Battlefield
*Historic Philadelphia
*Monticello – tour of Thomas Jefferson’s home
*Mount Rushmore
*Mount Vernon – tour of George Washington’s home
*Plimoth Plantation
*Statue of Liberty
*U. S. Capitol
*White House

National parks:
*Carlsbad Caverns National Park
*Dry Tortugas National Park
*Grand Canyon
*Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
*Kenai Fjords National Park
*National Park tours – tours on Google Earth
*Yellowstone National Park
*Yosemite National Park

Nature webcams:
*Africam – African animals
*GRACE Gorilla Forest Corridor Gorilla Cam
*Polar bears On the Tundra
*Virtual Rainforest
*Wolong Grove Panda Yard
*Zoo Atlanta Panda Cam

Science or History Museums:
*Explore Mars on the Curiosity Rover
*National Museum of the American Indian
*Smithsonian Air & Space Museum
*Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
*Tour of Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX
*U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL – fun tour with a father & son
*Virtual tour to the sun

World Landmarks:
*Buckingham Palace in London
*Eiffel Tower
*Great Pyramids of Egypt
*Great Wall of China

Zoos & Aqariums
*Chattanooga Zoo
*Clearwater Marine Aquarium – home of Winter the Dolphin
*Georgia Aquarium
*Houston Zoo
*Marineland Dolphin Adventure
*Monterey Bay Aquarium live cams
*National Aquarium in Baltimore
*National Zoo
*San Diego Zoo
*Zoo tours all over the U. S.

Fun Sites
*It’s Time to Explore the World – a Google doc of places all over the world! Great site to bookmark and check to help enrich any unit
*Scholastic Global Trek
*Tour of Titanic wreckage
*Virtual rides at Disney parks!
~Space Mountain – except it’s a little hard to see!
~It’s a Small World
~Frozen Ever After
~Peter Pan’s Flight
~Pirates of the Caribbean
~Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
~The Seas with Nemo & Friends
~Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
~Splash Mountain
~Expedition Everest
~Soarin’

Sites with a variety of virtual field trips:
*Discovery Education
*Google Arts & Culture

I hope you found a place to “visit” with your students or children!

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