Resources for Grades K–2

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how lego is made

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grades K–5

How Lego Bricks Are Made

Take a trip through the Lego Duplo factory in Hungary and watch how almost 5 million bricks and characters are made each day.

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peek into the white house

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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.

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behind the signs

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grades K–5

Behind the Signs

Learn how a sign shop in Queens makes more than 10,000 signs a month for New York City -- for everything from crosswalks to highways to parking!

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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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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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Preschool–grade 1

Tour a Fire Station

Get up close (virtually!) with some fire trucks, and learn all about how a fire station works, on this excellent video tour.

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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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Preschool–grade K

An In-Your-House Adventure

Imagine places you'd like to go. Choose areas outside or inside that will "become" those places. Then use drawings, dress-up, and imagination to go on an adventure!

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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

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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

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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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mount rushmore

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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

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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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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

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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.

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grades K–2

Nature Lab

Check out these great videos and other resources covering how dirt works, the role of pollinators, how nature filters water, and more!

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how lego is made

Video

grades K–5

How Lego Bricks Are Made

Take a trip through the Lego Duplo factory in Hungary and watch how almost 5 million bricks and characters are made each day.

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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.

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behind the signs

Video

grades K–5

Behind the Signs

Learn how a sign shop in Queens makes more than 10,000 signs a month for New York City -- for everything from crosswalks to highways to parking!

Video

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

Preschool–grade 1

Tour a Fire Station

Get up close (virtually!) with some fire trucks, and learn all about how a fire station works, on this excellent video tour.

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.

Video

Preschool–grade 1

Dino Day Out

Join Caitie on a tour of a museum chock-full of awesome dinosaur skeletons and fossils.