Virtual School Trips

Did you know, students can not only go to school at home, but take a field trip there as well? Go to the zoo, visit a museum, or even fly through the universe, all from the comfort of home! Check out these amazing virtual field trips, recommended by i-Learner teachers. They’re great learning experiences, and you’ll love being able to travel far and wide through your computer or phone. Have a good trip!


Kindergarten Virtual Field Trip Recommendations


24/7 Live Panda webcam

Watch the 100+ pandas at the Chengdu Research Base, one of the biggest panda sanctuaries in China. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6Fl4bsgig0



24/7 San Diego Zoo webcams

Live camera to watch koalas, penguins, tigers and more. These animals live in the USA, so they’re 16 hours behind us. Check them out at different times of their day and night. https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams



Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Walk through this huge museum and see their many famous exhibits (including dinosaurs!) https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour



The White House

Have a look around the White House in the US

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-white-house



Google Arts and Culture Explore

Go inside artworks, walk through museums and more in this rich resource bank.

https://artsandculture.google.com/explore



AirPano

Virtual trips to different tourist attractions in the world.

http://airpano.com



Lower Primary Virtual Field Trip Recommendations


24/7 Live Panda webcam

Watch the 100+ pandas at the Chengdu Research Base, one of the biggest panda sanctuaries in China. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6Fl4bsgig0



24/7 San Diego Zoo webcams

Live camera to watch koalas, penguins, tigers and more. These animals live in the USA, so they’re 16 hours behind us. Check them out at different times of their day and night. https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams


Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Walk through this huge museum and see their many famous exhibits (including dinosaurs!) https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour



Google Arts and Culture Explore

Go inside artworks, walk through museums and more in this rich resource bank.

https://artsandculture.google.com/explore



NASA 360 Tours

Take guided tours behind the scenes at NASA. The tours are all filmed in 3D, so you can see every corner of this amazing place!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLStC43yAV6zQvFdRe4ch2I8ihBuqTylJf


AirPano

Virtual trips to different tourist attractions in the world.

http://airpano.com


Upper Primary Virtual Field Trip Recommendations


Expeditions

Google’s extensive VR and AR resources take you around the world and teach you about science, art, geography and more. App: Expeditions (iOS/Android) - can be used with or without a VR Headset https://edu.google.com/products/vr-ar/expeditions/



Google Arts and Culture Explore

Go inside artworks, walk through museums and more in this rich resource bank.

https://artsandculture.google.com/explore



Exploratorium

Thousands of short, engaging videos from across the curriculum, many of which have experiments or interesting extension activities to go with them. Plus a virtual gallery with lots of different exhibits to learn from. https://www.exploratorium.edu/explore



Weird Cuts

Make AR art from a collage of images you take around your own home - create 3D art with nothing but a phone. App: Weird Cuts (iOS/Android) https://experiments.withgoogle.com/weird-cuts


AirPano

Virtual trips to different tourist attractions in the world.

http://airpano.com



24/7 Live Panda webcam

Watch the 100+ pandas at the Chengdu Research Base, one of the biggest panda sanctuaries in China. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6Fl4bsgig0



24/7 San Diego Zoo webcams

Live camera to watch koalas, penguins, tigers and more. These animals live in the USA, so they’re 16 hours behind us. Check them out at different times of their day and night. https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams



Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Walk through this huge museum and see their many famous exhibits (including dinosaurs!) https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour



NASA 360 Tours

Take guided tours behind the scenes at NASA. The tours are all filmed in 3D, so you can see every corner of this amazing place!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLStC43yAV6zQvFdRe4ch2I8ihBuqTylJf



Lower Secondary Virtual Field Trip Recommendations



Wonder 360 Exhibition

Step into the Wonder Exhibition at the Renwick Gallery App: Renwick Gallery WONDER 360 (iOS/Android) - can be used with or without a VR Headset https://americanart.si.edu/wonder360



Expeditions

Google’s extensive VR and AR resources take you around the world and teach you about science, art, geography and more. App: Expeditions (iOS/Android) - can be used with or without a VR Headset https://edu.google.com/products/vr-ar/expeditions/



Google Arts and Culture Explore

Go inside artworks, walk through museums and more in this rich resource bank.

https://artsandculture.google.com/explore



Exploratorium

Thousands of short, engaging videos from across the curriculum, many of which have experiments or interesting extension activities to go with them. Plus a virtual gallery with lots of different exhibits to learn from. https://www.exploratorium.edu/explore



Asian Art Museum

Videos, explanations and more take you through the pieces in this enormous museum and showcase artworks from different parts of Asia. https://education.asianart.org/



The Louvre

Take a virtual tour of the exhibits and the beautiful building of this famous French museum. https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne



Big Bang AR by CERN

Walk through the universe as it forms around you on this immersive AR field trip. App: Big Bang AR by CERN (iOS/Android) https://home.cern/resources/document/physics/big-bang-ar-app-background-information



Curator Table

Visit hundreds of art galleries at once with this vast collection of searchable art. Find links between works across time and space. https://artsexperiments.withgoogle.com/curatortable/


Weird Cuts

Make AR art from a collage of images you take around your own home - create 3D art with nothing but a phone. App: Weird Cuts (iOS/Android)

https://experiments.withgoogle.com/weird-cuts



AirPano

Virtual trips to different tourist attractions in the world.

http://airpano.com



NASA 360 Tours

Take guided tours behind the scenes at NASA. The tours are all filmed in 3D, so you can see every corner of this amazing place!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLStC43yAV6zQvFdRe4ch2I8ihBuqTylJf



中國國家博物館數字展廳

【簡體】可瀏覽合共四十個的藝術和歷史文物類型的展覽。

http://www.chnmuseum.cn/Portals/0/web/vr/index.html


故宮博物院歷年展覽與陳列

【簡體】只需篩選「全景」展覽,即可瀏覽不同的文物書畫展覽。

https://www.dpm.org.cn/classify/exhibition.html



Willow Hewitt is the Head of English for i-Learner Education Centre


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