No chaperones or parent permission forms needed for these virtual field trips!
As we enter week number…ummm, I lost count, with schools still closed all around the country, we have all become home school parents. Who is up for a Field Trip without ever leaving home?
Here ya go, a list of Virtual field trips for kids of all ages.
Be sure to visit the social media sites of each if not linked here. Most of them are doing live stream videos on their social media which may not be mentioned on their website.
Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts is sharing puppet shows, presentations and work shops on their Facebook page. See the calendar here for the schedule and link.
Georgia Aquarium has five Web Cams for virtual visits. Go here to visit.
The Zoo Atlanta Panda Cam is always a favorite to visit. Go here to visit now.
FIELD TRIP FRIDAYS ATLANTA MUSEUMS
It is pretty nice that many of Atlanta’s museums have joined together to bring Field Trip Friday’s during our shelter in place order.
Fernbank, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Chik Fil A College Football Hall of Fame, Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Breman Museum, and High Museum of Art to name a few.
Go here for the full list and links available each Friday.
North Georgia Zoo will be presenting Wild Life Wonders Mon.-Fri. at 1 pm EST on Facebook right here.
North Carolina Museum of History, virtual History at Home can be found right here.
Looking for botanical classes? Head over to the Facebook page for Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden from Coral Gables Florida. Scroll down the page for lots of teaching videos right here.
Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga is sharing videos on their Facebook page right here. Science experiments, crafting, story time, critter encounters and more!
MORE COOL STUFF
International Space Station Virtual tours right here! No passport required.
Tour 30 of America’s National Parks courtesy of Google Earth right here.
Lunch Doodles With Mo for kids with an artistry spirit.
MacGillivray Freeman is currently streaming live films! Fabulous educational home school videos such as “The Living Sea”. Perfect for bringing Science to life. Go Here for more info.
Watch animals all over the world right here via Live Web Cams.
Virtual tour of a Power Plant by Energy classroom right here.
Agriculture Explorer offers a variety of Agriculture based virtual field trips to see the science behind food and explore careers in the Ag industry. Go here.
LOTS of Virtual Science Labs right here.
Turn your virtual field trip into a virtual vacation. How?
- Make some snacks or a meal that match the theme (Goldfish crackers for an Aquarium visit)
- Create a craft relative to the event
- Virtually visit other sites in the same area
- Cast the videos to your TV and watch as a family
Take a Virtual cultural trip to a tropical location. Create a Luau atmosphere to help make the lesson more memorable! Ideas here.
This list is being updated often as more places begin to participate in Virtual Field Trips during the Covid pandemic shelter in place time.
For the purpose of maintaining the focus of this blog we are sharing predominately locations found in the South with a few exceptions.
Follow Explore The South on Pinterest for more ideas!