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Virtual Field Trips

Do you want to add a little hands-on technology to your child's curriculum? Take a virtual tour!  Learn about places, people, and things around the globe without leaving the comfort of your own home.

Many of these tours require Adobe Flash Player.  You'll want to be sure you have the latest version installed.
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* World Wonders Project
Google's World Wonders Project has over 130 virtual tours of modern and ancient heritage sites. There are videos, photos, and in-depth information. You'll also find free primary and secondary educational packets with lesson plans, worksheets, and presentations at http://www.google.com/intl/en/culturalinstitute/worldwonders/education/
A Pictorial Guide to the River Thames
Learn about the River Thames from source to sea in this informational pictorial guide.
A Virtual Pond Dip
Take a dip in the jar to learn about some common types of smaller pond life, with links to Micscape Magazine resources. This virtual pond dip introduces some of the commoner types and hopefully encourages an exploration of the incredible 'world within a world' of a real pond.
American Revolution Virtual Marching Tour
Take a virtual marching tour of the American Revolution, an internet exploration of the American Revolutionary War.
Antarctica Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of Antarctica. Visit New Zealand, McMurdo (Antarctica's largest community built on the bare volcanic rock of Hut Point Peninsula on Ross Island) and the South Pole.
BBC History Virtual Tours
This is the index page to all of the virtual tours, panoramas and 3D models from bbc.co.uk/history. You will find virtual tours on Ancient History, British History, and World Wars.
Betsy Ross House Virtual Tour
Take a tour of Betsy's House. Room by room, you will enjoy a walk through this shrine to the American flag.
Biscayne National Park Virtual Field Trips
Biscayne National Park is a great place to go on a field trip or to explore on your own, but not everyone lives close enough to get to the park. So what's the next-best thing? How about a virtual visit? There are two electronic field trips available: Wreck Ashore! and Underwater Ecosystem Adventure.
Bronx River Virtual Tour
Take an interactive multimedia journey down the Bronx River. Explore 360-degree panoramic images and watch video interviews with local riverkeepers.
Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum Virtual Tour
The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum is the largest collection of Microcars in the World, the collection can be viewed on-line or in Madison Georgia, USA.
Building Detroit
Learn how Detroit grew from frontier to factory town when you explore their history and try your hand at building Detroit. You'll find an interactive game, a timeline of Detroit's history, and downloadable lesson plans. A great geography/history resource for parents and students.
Butterfly Conservatory Virtual Tour by the American Museum of Natural History
Explore the vivarium and see how many butterflies you can spot at the Butterfly Conservatory Virtual Tour from the American Museum of Natural History.
Canadian Virtual Farm Tour
At the Canadian Virtual Farm Tour site, you're only a click away from visiting a number of real, working Canadian farms. You'll be able to take a peek inside the barns and fields, see the animals that live on these farms, and learn about the work that goes into growing a wide variety of crops.
Cargill Salt Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of Cargill Salt's San Francisco Bay Area salt works. On this informational photo tour, you'll see how they use the ancient technique of harvesting salt from bay water with the help of the sun and wind. You'll also see some of the modern tools they use to help harvest and refine 650,000 tons of salt per year.
CC Pollen Virtual Bee Hive
The C C Pollen website was established to provide information about Bees, beehive social structure, and Superfoods from the beehive - Bee Pollen, Royal Jelly and Bee Propolis. Their Beehive Tour is a tour where you can meet all the different bees in the beehive and find out all about beehive society.
Charles Dickens Museum Virtual Tour
Take a photographic tour of the former home of Charles Dickens, located at 48 Doughty Street, London. You can explore the house much as you would in an actual visit, going between rooms and focusing on items that catch your interest. This tour is meant to provide to you a feeling of actually exploring the house, from the comfort of any computer with access to the Internet.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - Zoo Keeper Training
See if you have what it takes to run a zoo! Fill out an application and get ready to become a Zoo Keeper at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
Clara Barton National Historical Site Virtual Museum Exhibit
This exhibit showcases the extraordinary life, tenacious personality, remarkable leadership, and humanitarian contributions of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross.
Coins & Currency in Colonial America by Colonial Williamsburg.
In this interactive, online exhibit, you will learn about varied coinage from all over the globe that influenced the currency we carry today. There is a glossary, top ten FAQs list, timeline, relative scale and value charts, zooming capability, and sidebars, all adding layers of discovery to this expansive exhibit.
Colossal Cave Mountain Park Virtual Tour
The virtual tour will take you through some of the park's favorite spots in the cave located in Tucson, Arizona.

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