Take a Virtual Field Trip!
Below you will find links to different field trip sites on the World Wide Web.
- Africam Learn about the wildlife in this virtual game reserve in Africa. Cameras in several areas of the reserve allow viewing of the animals. Animals are most likely to be seen during the dry months of April-November. Most activity takes place in early morning and late afternoon.
- California Academy of Science Exhibitions from San Francisco's Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium and Natural History Museum. Exhibits change quarterly.
- California State Railroad Museum Railroad history and virtual tour of the Sacramento facility.
- Carnegie Hall Timeline, walk-through and 360-degree view of the Main Hall.
- Electronic Zoo Animal facts, pet care, photos
- Exploring the Environment Web-based learning modules that address environmental dilemmas worldwide.
- Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco History and current information about the engineering wonder. Take a virtual walk across the bridge, or view a Quicktime clip. Quicktime software provided.
- Hubble Space Telescope Space transmissions, learning activities.
- Iditarod The latest news on the Iditarod. Musher profiles, racing course, commentary.
- Kennedy Space CenterFlight archives, live video feeds, future space flight events.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art Educational programs, collections, art activities
- Monterey Bay Aquarium Underwater exhibits
- Monticello Go back in time with Thomas Jefferson; follow along as the third president goes about his daily routine on the plantation.
- Museum of Science, Boston On-line virtual tours include a scanning microscope, the universe, electricity, fractals, and featured exhibits
- Museum of Science, Miami Explore topics such as killer storms, atoms, and the body. Take the sports challenge.
- Museum of Science and IndustryChanging online exhibits as well as more than a dozen permanent displays. Explore the human heart, tour a German U-boat or take a walk through a gem-filled fairy castle.
- Museum of Unnatural Mystery Investigate UFOs, the Loch Ness Monster, Wonders of the Ancient World, and other unique exhibits. Site includes a children's reading room for ages 3-9.
- NASA Homepage Space exploration
- National Gallery of Art Paintings, sculpture and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present. Artists/works of art featured weekly.
- National Geographic KidsEducation topics and activities for kids, pen pals, virtual tours
- National Parks Service Park history, museum collections, National Register of Historic Places, park geology tours
- National Portrait GalleryPortrait collections, changing exhibitions at the Smithsonian institution.
- National Zoo, Washington, D.C.Information about zoo animals presented through slide shows, audio clips, webcams, and various educational activities.
- Public Library Featured exhibitions change on a regular basis
- Royal Ontario Museum Dinosaurs, mammals, insects and special exhibitions
- San Francisco Exploratorium Monthly exhibition updates, observatory, interactive science displays
- Science Museum of Minnesota Natural history and technology, online projects
- Shackleton: Voyage of EnduranceThe amazing Antarctic tour that Shackleton traveled.
- The Smithsonian Institution Collections, research, and tours
- Virtually Hawaii Tour the Hawaiian Islands; view a volcano.
- The White House Tour and activities
- The White House Historical Society Official Web Site - White House history and tours