Virtual Field Trip: Museum of Flight

If you could have just one superpower, what would it be? For a lot of people, flight or invisibility would be at the top of their list. Good news for you- we humans have made the superpower of “heavier-than-air travel” a reality! Today, we are exploring the Museum of Flight in Seattle and tipping our …

Virtual Field Trip: Mars

In July 2020, a rover named Perseverance will blast off towards Mars to hunt for evidence of extraterrestrial life. This is just the latest in a series of missions stretching back decades to probe the mysteries of the Red Planet. NASA scientists share images and data from these missions with the public so that we …

Virtual Field Trip: Toyota Test Lab

I’ve watched a lot of science fiction in my life, and ever since I was little, I noticed that many of these visions of the future have one thing in common: self driving vehicles (ok, and flying cars too). Now, you, like me, may be wondering, where are these autonomous vehicles we were all promised? …

Virtual Field Trip: Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Hawai’i Volcanoes Virtual Tour I have wanted to travel to Hawaii for as long as I can remember. I still haven’t made it all the way out to those beautiful islands, but this virtual tour of the Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is helping me explore the world from my couch! Join me on this tour …

Virtual Field Trip: Zoo Experiences Around the Country

If you are looking for something fun to do with your kids who love animals, look no further! This blog post is filled with resources – live cameras where you can check on animals in zoos or in the wild and a couple of Facebook Live series to check out. There are plenty of animals …

Virtual Field Trip: Yellowstone National Park

Why is it Worth Checking this Place Out? The impact Yellowstone’s geology has had on the region, continent, and world for millions of years cannot be overstated.  Yellowstone’s breathtaking beauty exists between pairs of opposites: extreme heat and cold, solid rock and flowing water, explosive life and tragic death, searing sun and frigid night sky.  …

Virtual Field Trip: The Tech Interactive

Today, we are going to The Tech Interactive, a pioneering science and technology center in San Jose, CA! Nestled in the heart of a region known as Silicon Valley, a name globally synonymous with innovation and technical advancement, it makes perfect sense that the mission of The Tech is to inspire the innovator in everyone. …

Virtual Field Trip: Carlsbad Caverns National Park

  There are so many National Parks on my “to visit” list that sometimes I’m not sure how I will ever manage to see them all! Luckily for all of us, the National Parks Service has put together a virtual tour of Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico! You will get to explore the …