Google has recently teamed up with some renowned museums from all around the world to perform a massive updating operation of its ” cultural institute “. The purpose is to make it simple to tell stories of human’s diverse heritage and make them accessible worldwide.
Google Cultural Institute provides a ” visually rich and interactive online experience for telling cultural stories in new ways.” It contains exhibits from expert curators, artifacts, photographs, original manuscripts, videos and many more.
This online cultural institute has a user friendly interface making it perfect for use inside your classroom and with your students. You can zoom in and out the photos on the site as well as use the search functionality there to search across the archive for particular places, events, dates or persons.
Watch the following video to learn more about Google Cultural Institute