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Below is a listing of free virtual field trips on the web:
1. Smithsonian Natural Museum of History - complete virtual tour or individual items.
2. Google Art Project - access museums across the world (just art work or entire museum).
3. White House Tour - explore rooms of the White House as well as the grounds.
4, Math By Design - explore real life uses of math concepts.
5. Thinkport - Educators can also find primary resource documents, as well as ideas and activies for classroom use.
6. Dr. Alice Christie's Virtual Field Trips Resource Guide - Tons of resources and many kinds of virtual field trips.
7. Utah Education Network - Virtual field trips by subject area.
8. Google Sky - Travel to planets, stars, and the great beyond.
9. Panoramas.dk - Panoramas of the 7 wonders of the world, important events, current events, and lots more.
10. Oxford University Museum of Natural History - The Museum houses Oxford University's extensive world-wide collections of zoology, entomology, geology, and mineralogy, including the local dinosaur finds, a 40ft Tyrannosaurus rex, the observation beehive and Alice's Dodo. The building itself is one of the finest examples of the Victorian Gothic style of architecture, exhibiting a wealth of naturalist carving; the huge glass roof over the central museum court is supported by cast iron shafts, decorated with wrought iron spandrels.
11. National Museum of United States Air Force - The virtual tour allows the visitor to take a virtual, 3-D, self-guided tour of the entire museum. The visitor can navigate from gallery to gallery either by using a drop-down map or by following navigational arrows connecting the individual nodes. Icons indicate hotspots where the visitor can get additional information such as videos, audio or links to online resources.
12. Virtual Jamestown - Virtual Jamestown is a nice site for teachers of U.S. History who would like their students to explore some digital recreations of Jamestown.
13. Ellis Island Virtual Field Trip by Scholastic - The field trip, for students in grades three and above and will take the students on a tour of the island and the Ellis Island Museum
14. Arctic Adventure - this programming uses the allure of Arctic dogsled expeditions and Arctic research as the vehicle through which K-12 teachers and students gain an understanding of natural and social sciences while they experience the cultures of the Arctic.
15. Global Trek - This adventure from Scholastic looks like Expedia or Travelocity, but is created for students eager to explore the world … from their computer. Student can choose from a list of countries and will be asked to keep a travel journal to write about different topics during their online trip.
16. 360 Panorama of the World
17. Google Wolrd of Wonders
18. Pompeii--via Google Earth
19. Sistine Chapel
20. Virtual Body
21. Virtural Capitol
22. Virtual Cockroach
23. Virtual Farm
24. Virtuual tour of Ameria--via Biplane
25. Vitual tours
26. Virtual tour--undersea
27. Virtual zoo
28. Walk Through the Forest
29. The White House - Go to the White House on Google Earth, then zoom in until you've exploded through the walls to the interior. There, you'll find a virtual tour of the White House.
30. 3-D Toads and more