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Virtual Field Trips: History

Take Your Students to the Most Amazing Places

Take your students beyond the classroom walls and into some of the world's most iconic locations for rich and immersive learning experiences — no permission slips required, Tour the National Archives, see how an egg farm works, explore NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, or hear from the President of the United States. Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips are fun, educational, and free!

Watch archived Virtual Field Trips about history below or browse the complete archive. For a list of Virtual Field Trips coming up, check out the Discovery Education Events Calendar.



Virtual Field Trips: History

Take Your Students to the Most Amazing Places

Take your students beyond the classroom walls and into some of the world's most iconic locations for rich and immersive learning experiences — no permission slips required, Tour the National Archives, see how an egg farm works, explore NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, or hear from the President of the United States. Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips are fun, educational, and free!

Watch archived Virtual Field Trips about history below or browse the complete archive. For a list of Virtual Field Trips coming up, check out the Discovery Education Events Calendar.



Explore History Virtual Field Trips

Go Behind the Scenes with the Founders at the Library of Congress

Streaming On Demand September 16th

In honor of Constitution Day, Discovery Education is taking you behind-the-scenes at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Take your students on this exclusive virtual field trip as we journey back in time to 1789 to understand the men who gathered that hot summer in Philadelphia to form our enduring democracy.

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Celebrate Her Majesty, The Queen's 90th Birthday

We're celebrating the 90th birthday of Her Majesty, The Queen with a live broadcast and royal tea party for schools across the globe. Join us as we explore the nine decades that have passed during The Queen's life - six of them while she has reigned. Glimpse inside St. George's Hall and the State Apartments at Windsor Castle and see a live link-up with schools across the Commonwealth. You might even find out some fascinating facts about The Queen that you were not aware of!

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Shakespeare 400

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death we visited Stratford-Upon-Avon, home of William Shakespeare, and toured the school he attended. We then took a trip to London to explore places important to William Shakespeare while he lived there, including the famous Globe Theatre.

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Reading Discovery Featuring Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Share an exciting reading experience with Former First Lady Barbara Bush and Discovery Education's Hall Davidson. Join classrooms across the globe as Mrs. Bush and students read excerpts from the award-winning book “Rushmore” and Mr. Davidson demonstrates how the book literally comes to life using augmented reality technology.

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Auschwitz: The Past is Present Virtual Experience

Holocaust survivors, teachers, and students gathered this past January in Poland to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Now, you are invited to participate in the Auschwitz: The Past is Present Virtual Experience so your students can hear from the participants first-hand.

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Ford's Theatre 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination

Take your students on a Virtual Field Trip to explore Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC! Our experts will lead an engaging and lively discussion that will deepen your student’s understanding of our 16th President and the events surrounding his assassination.

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Constitution Day at the National Constitution Center

Watch this exclusive event recorded live from Philadelphia. Students will take a tour of the National Constitution Center and hear from Judge Marjorie O. Rendell.

This 30-minute Virtual Field Trip is ppropriate for upper elementary, middle, and high school students.

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