Resources for Grades 6–8

New tab
usps

Video

grades 3–12

United States Postal Service

Follow the journey your letters take through high-tech machines that process 30,000 pieces of mail each hour.

New tab
urban bee farms in detroit

Video

grades 6–12

Urban Bee Farms in Detroit

What do you think a beekeeper looks like? Detroit Hives is challenging stereotypes and supporting new growth and a healthy food culture in Detroit.

New tab
history of the pencil

Video

grades 3–12

The History of the Pencil

Get an inside view into the history and making of pencils at the Derwent pencil factory in England.

New tab
behind the scenes in the tesla factory

Selected by

TKSST

Video

grades 4–12

Behind the Scenes in the Tesla Factory

Find out how the Tesla Model S is made with a tour of this state-of-the-art factory.

New tab
peek into the white house

Video

grades 2–12

Peek into the White House

Take a tour of the West Wing of the White House in sign language. See just what the president's 45-second commute looks like.

New tab
old photo from the civil rights movement

Article/Ebook

grades 6–12

The Civil Rights Movement: A Photo History

Browse these iconic images that can serve as inspiring, and sometimes painful, reminders of African Americans' struggle for equal status as citizens in our nation.

New tab
sneak peak

Video

grades 6–12

Sneak Peak

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at a museum? Get an insider view of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

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 6–12

Virtual Tour of the White House

Did you know the White House has a bowling alley? Take an animated virtual tour of the White House and see if you can count all the rooms!

Video

grades 6–12

Indigenous Traditions, Contemporary Culture in Oklahoma

Join indigenous hip-hop artist Quese IMC on this day of music, family, art, and history exploring the enduring traditions of the Pawnee and Seminole peoples.

Video

grades 6–12

The Eiffel Tower Animated Tour

Learn about the various floors and shops located inside this amazing tower, located in Paris, France. Did you know it was almost torn down?

Video

grades 6–12

Tallest Building in the World

Take a journey inside an animation of the world's tallest building—the Burj Khalifa, located in Dubai—reaching over half a mile high!

New tab
old photo from the civil rights movement

Article/Ebook

grades 6–12

The Civil Rights Movement: A Photo History

Browse these iconic images that can serve as inspiring, and sometimes painful, reminders of African Americans' struggle for equal status as citizens in our nation.

New tab
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.

New tab
people digging for dinosaur bones

Article/Ebook

grades 6–12

Digging for Dinosaurs

Travel to Antarctica with a team of paleontologists and find out first-hand how dinosaur bones are found.

New tab
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.

New tab
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.

New tab
lava

Interactive

grades 1–12

National Parks

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

New tab
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

Interactive

grades 6–12

Virtual Van Gogh

Take a virtual walk-through tour of this Amsterdam monument to Van Gogh's work. Then, browse over 150 high-res images of his most important works.

New tab
versailles palace

Interactive

grades 6–12

Versailles: The Palace Is Yours

Read the stories and see the art, gardens, decor, and more of this extravagant French palace.

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.

New tab
Mount Vernon

Interactive

grades 6–12

Learn About Mount Vernon

Take a trip to George Washington's historic estate that served as his home with Martha Washington—and the home of hundreds of enslaved people.

New tab
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!

New tab
an old theater

Interactive

grades 6–12

Visit a Famous Theater

Take a 360-degree online tour of the Globe Theatre in London, where Shakespeare's most famous plays were performed.

New tab
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.

New tab
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.

New tab
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.

New tab
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.

New tab
usps

Video

grades 3–12

United States Postal Service

Follow the journey your letters take through high-tech machines that process 30,000 pieces of mail each hour.

New tab
urban bee farms in detroit

Video

grades 6–12

Urban Bee Farms in Detroit

What do you think a beekeeper looks like? Detroit Hives is challenging stereotypes and supporting new growth and a healthy food culture in Detroit.

New tab
history of the pencil

Video

grades 3–12

The History of the Pencil

Get an inside view into the history and making of pencils at the Derwent pencil factory in England.

New tab
behind the scenes in the tesla factory

Selected by

TKSST

Video

grades 4–12

Behind the Scenes in the Tesla Factory

Find out how the Tesla Model S is made with a tour of this state-of-the-art factory.

New tab
peek into the white house

Video

grades 2–12

Peek into the White House

Take a tour of the West Wing of the White House in sign language. See just what the president's 45-second commute looks like.

New tab
sneak peak

Video

grades 6–12

Sneak Peak

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at a museum? Get an insider view of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

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 6–12

Virtual Tour of the White House

Did you know the White House has a bowling alley? Take an animated virtual tour of the White House and see if you can count all the rooms!

Video

grades 6–12

Indigenous Traditions, Contemporary Culture in Oklahoma

Join indigenous hip-hop artist Quese IMC on this day of music, family, art, and history exploring the enduring traditions of the Pawnee and Seminole peoples.

Video

grades 6–12

The Eiffel Tower Animated Tour

Learn about the various floors and shops located inside this amazing tower, located in Paris, France. Did you know it was almost torn down?

Video

grades 6–12

Tallest Building in the World

Take a journey inside an animation of the world's tallest building—the Burj Khalifa, located in Dubai—reaching over half a mile high!

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.

New tab
various artwork

Website/App

grades 6–12

Google Arts and Culture

Get free access to art collections and virtual field trips from around the world with 360-degree image tours of museums, famous sites, landmarks, and more.