Great Educational Web Tools for Making Virtual Field Trips

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May 5, 2015
Learning doesn't only happen in the classroom. It can happen anywhere. Here are some teacher-tested tools to take you places, whether it be physically or virtually. Make an adventure out of learning.

 Get dropped in a random spot in the world and, using Google Street View, guess your location.
Explore tens of thousands of museums around the world from your browser or mobile device.
 Find kid-friendly museums, libraries, and cultural centers that you can use for field trips. Currently limited to a few places in the U.S.

Play an educational CCSS- and NGSS-aligned version of this popular city-building game.

Want more? Check out these collections of tools .

Virtual Field Trips 
This one is curated by library media specialist Julie Prescott.
This is curated by library media specialist Pamela Vallee.
By Mike Lee, Co-founder of edshelf