What is a virtual field trip?
Virtual field trips instantly connect students with learning opportunities they may not get to experience otherwise. And it can all happen from the comfort of a computer. You can take kids on a unique adventure to Mount Rushmore or the Louvre in just a few clicks with these top virtual field trips for kids of all ages.
Take a Trip to:
The White House. The White House is the official home to our President, but alot more than sleeping goes on there. Get an up close to this magnificent building than in-person tourists with a virtual tour of the White House. See a 360-degree view of more than a dozen rooms (that are not on the official tour).
The Pyramids of Egypt. You can take a trip to Egypt without even needing a passport. There are many ways to tour the pyramids of Egypt online. All give you the chance to teach students about Egypt's rich and interesting history.
Mount Rushmore. If you can't see Mount Rushmore in person, take them on a 360-degree panoramic tour of Mount Rushmore. This famous U.S. landmark is one every student should learn about and see for themselves from a historical perspective and a geographical one as well.
The Liberty Bell. The Liberty Bell, located in Philadelphia represents patriotism. Take a virtual field trip to the Liberty Bell and look at photos, learn facts and see a 360-degree panoramic view of the Liberty Bell from all angles.
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Over 30 million visitors walk through the doors of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History each year. If you can't be one of them, take a virtual field trip through the halls to see this beautiful museum and some of its massive exhibits.
Empire State Building. Climb this enormous New York skyscraper -- virtually. The virtual tour of the Empire State Building takes you right to the top, the 102nd story, for a spectacular panoramic view.
The Louvre. Let's go to Paris, France and check out the Louvre. It is world famous for its architecture and the invaluable art it houses in more than 650,000 square feet of space. Tour the Louvre's many corridors. Navigate this site's many virtual tours of the Louvre to explore the museum's exhibition rooms and galleries.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa. Pisa, Italy, is the home of the Torre Pendente Di Pisa, better known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This wonder is 185 feet of historical lessons while defying gravity. Tour the Leaning Tower of Pisa with a 360-degree panoramic view of the tower and many other historically-rich Italian buildings.
adapted from tripsavvy.com