Bring nature and culture from around the world to your students—and skip the costs. The Virtual Field Trips collection offers apps, videos, and Multi-Touch books from places like MoMA, the Smithsonian, the Met, the Palace of Versailles, the Grand Canyon, the U.S. National Archives, the Library of Congress, and the Royal Opera House. Whether you’re teaching the arts, history, or the sciences, these resources present opportunities for interactive activities in almost any lesson.
32 Virtual Field Trips for American History. When we venture out on field trips, our kids get first hand experiences that a book can never mimic. At the same time, homeschool field trips can be stressful, time consuming, and sometimes expensive. Weather is an added factor to consider with outdoor events such as a Civil War re-enactment. One alternative to packing snacks, loading the van, and buying tickets is the virtual field trip. Click here to grab some ideas!