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A Virtual Field Trip to Washington, D.C.

Join Us for a Monumental Trip to Washington, D.C.

For many students, a trip to Washington, D.C. is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that opens their eyes to an exciting world beyond their classrooms. Discovery Education and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden welcome students to a behind-the-scenes Virtual Field Trip to experience the history and beauty of our nation’s capital.

Designed for students in grades 4-8, this action-packed tour features remarkable special guests and give viewers an inside look at six landmark locations:

  • The White House
  • The U.S. Capitol Building
  • The Supreme Court
  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Featuring Inspiring Special Guests

Dr. Jill Biden

First Lady of the United States of America

The Honorable Jane L. Campbell
President & CEO U.S. Capitol Historical Society
Luke McCloud
Former Clerk Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Secretary Deb Haaland
U.S. Department of the Interior
Yolanda King
Granddaughter Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Allison Finkelstein
Senior Historian Arlington National Cemetery
Staff Sergeant Evan McIntosh

Relief Commander
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Dr. Jennifer Lavasseur
Smithsonian Institution
The City of U.S. Virtual Field Trip is made possible through the generous support of Comcast Community Impact and their commitment to connecting communities and inspiring learning wherever learning happens.

The City of U.S. Virtual Field Trip

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Resources for Educators, Students, & Families

City of US Educator Companion Guide

We’ve curated a variety of resources and content to help engage your students, including:

If you have Discovery Education, you can also find these additional new resources in service:

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