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–5

Niagara Falls

Explore Niagara Falls and learn more about this natural wonder on the border of the U.S. and Canada.

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grades K–8

Visit an Animal Shelter

Visit this animal shelter in Sacramento, California, and find out how pets are taken care of before they get adopted and find a new home.

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grades K–5

Exploring the Coral Reef

Although they might not swim or move like fish, coral reefs are actually living organisms that play an important role in the ecosystem.

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grades K–5

Flash the Sloth

Meet Flash, a two-toed sloth, and learn more about the habitat and habits of these cute mammals.

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grades K–5

How It's Made: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Did you know some cookies are made in factories, not in restaurant kitchens? Watch this "sweet" tour on how large-batch cookies are mixed and shipped.

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lava

Interactive

grades 1–12

National Parks

Explore some of the most beautiful places in the USA, guided by National Park Rangers.

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grades K–5

How It's Made: Candy Canes

Watch how these delicious and sweet holiday treats are made, processed, and packaged.

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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

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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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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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black and white photo of a hardware store

Article/Ebook

grades 4–12

The Stories of 103 Orchard Street

Explore how this New York tenement's history mirrors the story of immigration in the U.S. Then, dig into more resources from the Tenement Museum's site.

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a tree

Article/Ebook

grades 3–8

Famous Trees of the World

See some of the world's most amazing trees—from biggest to oldest and beyond—in this top-notch virtual tour.

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lava

Interactive

grades 1–12

National Parks

Explore some of the most beautiful places in the USA, guided by National Park Rangers.

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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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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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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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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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grades K–5

Niagara Falls

Explore Niagara Falls and learn more about this natural wonder on the border of the U.S. and Canada.

Video

grades K–8

Visit an Animal Shelter

Visit this animal shelter in Sacramento, California, and find out how pets are taken care of before they get adopted and find a new home.

Video

grades K–5

Exploring the Coral Reef

Although they might not swim or move like fish, coral reefs are actually living organisms that play an important role in the ecosystem.

Video

grades K–5

Flash the Sloth

Meet Flash, a two-toed sloth, and learn more about the habitat and habits of these cute mammals.

Video

grades K–5

How It's Made: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Did you know some cookies are made in factories, not in restaurant kitchens? Watch this "sweet" tour on how large-batch cookies are mixed and shipped.

Video

grades K–5

How It's Made: Candy Canes

Watch how these delicious and sweet holiday treats are made, processed, and packaged.

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.

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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?

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grades 1–12

Inside a Space Shuttle

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