Even if you can't get on a bus with classmates, you can still explore the world. Find great recommendations for field trip tours, activities, and videos.

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grades K–8

Experience Polar Bears on the Tundra

Travel to the Canadian tundra to see some migrating polar bears and hear from the scientists who study them.

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elephants in a museum

Interactive

Preschool–grade 12

Field Museum

Take a virtual trip to Chicago to visit the Field Museum, and explore their animal exhibits using Street View.

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interactive science center

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grades 4–6

Travel to the Tech Interactive Science Center

Head off to the Tech Interactive center in San Jose, California. Visit science labs and hear from professionals working at the cutting edge of STEM.

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tikal, guatemala

Article/Ebook

grades 5–12

Tikal, Guatemala

Visit this ancient city -- now a World Heritage site -- and learn about the Mayan people who once lived there.

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a cartoon astronaut

Video

grades 5–8

A Day in the Life Aboard the International Space Station

Follow astronauts on the International Space Station in a series of videos where they explain their fascinating daily routines.

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hubble space telescope in a museum

Interactive

grades 1–5

360º Videos

Pick a video, click, and rotate to get a 360-degree view of stuff people don't often get to see.

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grades K–5

Dutch Hollow Farm – Virtual Tour

Tour a working dairy farm in New York state and learn how milk is produced.

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grades K–3

Home Garden Tour

Join Ms. Alejandra on a tour of her home's garden in Los Angeles. How does her garden compare with others you've seen?

Video

grades 1–12

Inside a Space Shuttle

Tour the Space Shuttle Discovery with astronauts who used it to launch the Hubble Space Telescope.

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the Sơn Đoòng cave

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grades 3–8

Explore the World's Largest Cave

Journey to Vietnam's Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park and the stunning Sơn Đoòng cave, the world's largest natural cave.

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picture of a sculpture in the Vatican

Interactive

grades 3–8

Visit the Vatican

Wander the richly decorated halls of this unique holy city-state—completely free of crowds!

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woman floating in space shuttle

Video

grades K–12

Tour the International Space Station

Join astronaut Suni Williams on a guided tour of daily life inside the International Space Station.

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nature mandalas

Activity

grades K–5

Nature Mandalas

Look for objects in nature—leaves, rocks, etc.—and place them in pretty circles. Inside, you can use objects like bottle caps or pennies.

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tikal, guatemala

Article/Ebook

grades 5–12

Tikal, Guatemala

Visit this ancient city -- now a World Heritage site -- and learn about the Mayan people who once lived there.

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elephants in a museum

Interactive

Preschool–grade 12

Field Museum

Take a virtual trip to Chicago to visit the Field Museum, and explore their animal exhibits using Street View.

New tab
hubble space telescope in a museum

Interactive

grades 1–5

360º Videos

Pick a video, click, and rotate to get a 360-degree view of stuff people don't often get to see.

New tab
the Sơn Đoòng cave

Interactive

grades 3–8

Explore the World's Largest Cave

Journey to Vietnam's Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park and the stunning Sơn Đoòng cave, the world's largest natural cave.

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picture of a sculpture in the Vatican

Interactive

grades 3–8

Visit the Vatican

Wander the richly decorated halls of this unique holy city-state—completely free of crowds!

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mount rushmore

Interactive

Preschool–grade 12

Mount Rushmore Virtual Tour

Bring little ones (and bigger kids!) on a virtual tour of this iconic landmark. Afterward, look up some info about the nearby Crazy Horse monument.

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a man presenting

Interactive

grades 1–12

Hidden Worlds in Our National Parks

Explore five equally impressive and varied national parks in these interactive, ranger-led virtual tours.

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black and white photo of ellis island

Interactive

grades 3–8

Ellis Island Virtual Visit

Follow an immigrant's footsteps in this virtual tour, and read firsthand stories about what it was like to emigrate through Ellis Island.

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space shuttle

Interactive

grades K–8

Air and Space History

Explore the iconic Washington, D.C., museum with a host of virtual exhibits and tours, games, and even a 3D exploration of the Apollo 11 command module.

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yosemite

Interactive

grades 3–12

Yosemite Virtual Tour

Discover Yosemite Valley's mountains, meadows, and waterfalls in this virtual tour that's as close to breathtaking as one can get without being there.

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Front of the White House

Interactive

grades 3–8

Visit the White House

Take a virtual tour of the living quarters and workspace of the president of the United States.

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Interactive

grades 1–6

Meet the Met

Get ready to explore over 5,000 years of art from across the globe.

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dinosaur museum

Interactive

grades K–8

Dinosaur Tour

Gawk in awe at the Smithsonian's stunning collection of dinosaur skeletons. But that's not it: there's tons more from our Earth's eventful past.

Video

grades K–8

Experience Polar Bears on the Tundra

Travel to the Canadian tundra to see some migrating polar bears and hear from the scientists who study them.

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interactive science center

Video

grades 4–6

Travel to the Tech Interactive Science Center

Head off to the Tech Interactive center in San Jose, California. Visit science labs and hear from professionals working at the cutting edge of STEM.

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a cartoon astronaut

Video

grades 5–8

A Day in the Life Aboard the International Space Station

Follow astronauts on the International Space Station in a series of videos where they explain their fascinating daily routines.

Video

grades K–5

Dutch Hollow Farm – Virtual Tour

Tour a working dairy farm in New York state and learn how milk is produced.

Video

grades K–3

Home Garden Tour

Join Ms. Alejandra on a tour of her home's garden in Los Angeles. How does her garden compare with others you've seen?

Video

grades 1–12

Inside a Space Shuttle

Tour the Space Shuttle Discovery with astronauts who used it to launch the Hubble Space Telescope.

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woman floating in space shuttle

Video

grades K–12

Tour the International Space Station

Join astronaut Suni Williams on a guided tour of daily life inside the International Space Station.

Video

Preschool–grade 12

Grand Canyon Trek

Chill out on this awe-inspiring (and long!) Grand Canyon hike featuring great footage and vibes. If you're up for it, walk along with the video!

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grades 3–8

The Largest Coastal Temperate Rainforest

Take a virtual field trip to an immense rainforest stretching from Washington to British Columbia with Tsimka Martin of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation.

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bunch of eggs on a machine

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grades 3–6

360-Degree Video Virtual Farms

Help kids learn where food comes from with these farm tours. Reflect on and discuss what you saw. Note: Fur and pig farms are featured.

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grades 3–8

China's Great Forests

Travel to China's Sichuan and Yunnan provinces, home to majestic forests and creatures (like the giant panda), towering mountains, and other iconic landscapes.

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grades K–5

Space + Slime = Science

Watch as astronauts play with slime in space, then recreate their messy science experiments at home.