As we’re all stuck at home, finding activities to pass the time and also try to give our kids some education (and normalcy) there are many zoos, museums and more that offer virtual field trips and live feeds!
Virtual Field Trips & Live Feeds
This amazing website has close to 100 live feeds daily. Explore a Shark lagoon, Hummingbird nest, watch puppies, and kittens, Penguins on the beach, Bobcat rehab and so much more!
Tune in to the Houston Zoo Webcams and enjoy a live look at animals that call the Houston Zoo home! See the herd of Asian elephants wander through their enormous habitat. Watch as giraffes nibble lettuce fed to them by guests at the feeding platform; you could join them on your next visit. See the rhinos roll in their mud puddle or the flamingos float next to a waterfall. See the chimpanzees interact with guests at their window or snooze in a hammock.
Check out some stars and constellations around the world! **This one you’ll want to check out at night.
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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
While the Cincinnati Zoo is closed and kids are home from school, let us help make your children’s hiatus from school fun and educational. Join us for a Home Safari Facebook Live each weekday at 3 pm EDT where we will highlight one of our amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home.
See live cams of the Beluga Whales, Puffins, Sea Otters, Pacific Barrier Reef and more.
Ripleys Aquarium of Canada
Immerse yourself in Dangerous Lagoon, our breathtaking underwater gallery, and come face to face with some of the Aquarium’s most jaw-dropping species.
The Musée du Louvre, Tuileries Garden and Cour Carrée
Visit the museum’s exhibition rooms and galleries, contemplate the façades of the Louvre…
Come along on a virtual tour and enjoy the view, thanks to the sponsorship of Shiseido.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
The Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History virtual tours allow visitors to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum from their desktop or mobile device. Visitors can also access select collections and research areas at our satellite support and research stations as well as past exhibits no longer on display.
San Diego Zoo
Engage in fun activities, videos, and games with various animals
Boston Children’s Museum
Designed for children and families, our exhibits focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health & fitness, and the arts. In addition to extensive child-centred exhibits, Museum educators develop programs and activities that address literacy, performing arts, science and math, visual arts, cultures, and health and wellness.
Bahamian Coral Reef
This engaging 25-min. HD film provides an up-close look at Bahamian coral reefs with an emphasis on reef biodiversity. It was created by BREEF to support the Ministry of Education-Department of Education Biology curriculum for high school. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for film extras, the companion wall poster and educator’s guide.
Hockey Hall of Fame Exhibits
The highlight of any visit to the Hockey Hall of Fame is the Great Hall, the core sanctuary of hockey’s proud history. Inside, double glass walls hold portraits and biographical sketches of each Honoured Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. In the centre, flanked by showcases containing the NHL trophies, the greatest collection of silverware in the world of sports, including the Vezina, Hart, and Calder, stands the most famous and coveted of them all The Stanley Cup.
Immerse yourself in Canadian Farm and Food Tours! Learn about sheep, dairy cows, farming and more.
Monterey Bay Aquarium
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Yellowstone National Park
Ready to explore Yellowstone? You don’t have to wait for your trip out here. You can start exploring now by virtually touring some of the main attractions around the park.
Since 2010, Discovery Education has teamed up with Polar Bears International to host a series of shared learning experiences to engage students and inspire their interest in studying the science of polar bears and their Arctic habitat. Lesson reviews and learning activities are also included.
Explore this magnificent Buckingham Palace via our virtual tours. Tours include the Grand Staircase, White Drawing Room, Throne Room and the Blue Drawing Room.
Johnson Space Centre
Join Boeing and Discovery Education on a mission to inspire the world through aerospace innovation with an exclusive virtual field trip to historic Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. This behind-the-scenes tour will introduce students to Boeing employees who are preparing to write the next chapter of space history with the launch of the Starliner/CST-100 spacecraft and the deployment of the Space Launch System (SLS).
Arconic’s Advanced Manufacturing
Take a virtual tour of Arconic’s Advanced Manufacturing hub in Alcoa, Tennessee and learn about the exciting ways robotics and digital technology impact the skills needed to succeed in Advanced Manufacturing.
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