Newest Programs 

Washington D.C. - Monuments Tour (Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
On this virtual field trip we’re going to Washington D.C.! We’re going to virtually visit select monuments located around the national mall and see where the three branches of the U.S. government resides. Join us for Washington D.C., the monuments tour.
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Washington D.C. - Monuments Tour (By Request) - by Learn Around The World
On this virtual field trip we’re going to Washington D.C.! We’re going to virtually visit select monuments located around the national mall and see where the three branches of the U.S. government resides. Join us for Washington D.C., the monuments tour.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Washington D.C. - Monuments Tour (FREE) - by Learn Around The World
On this virtual field trip we’re going to Washington D.C.! We’re going to virtually visit select monuments located around the national mall and see where the three branches of the U.S. government resides. Join us for Washington D.C., the monuments tour.
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Volcanoes of Guatemala (Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
Take your classroom to Guatemala to investigate various volcanic areas of the country. On this virtual field trip, your class will learn about why Guatemala has so many volcanoes, visit three separate volcanic areas, and even trek up an active volcano. 
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Wildlife of Maine (Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
Moose, Cougars and Bears...OH MY! Maine is teaming with wildlife! Come on this virtual field trip to visit the Maine Wildlife Park and the coast to learn about the inland wildlife and coastal birds of Maine. 
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Superhero Bill of Rights (FREE) - by National Archives
Students will learn about the importance of rights and ponder what the world would look like without them. Focusing on the First Amendment, Superhero Bill of Rights saves the day by providing rights for citizens. Students will create their own Superhero Bill o...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5

Live Webcast: Assassin Flies - Predators of the Insect World featuring Entomologist Torsten Dikow - by Smithsonian Institution- National Museum of Natural History
2013-14 Honorable Mention
Bring a Smithsonian Scientist into your classroom with Smithsonian Science How, a live television-style program streamed through the web that takes questions from your students. On April 6, explore predatory assassin flies with entomologist Torsten Dikow. Lear...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Heroes of the Holocaust: - by JETS - Jerusalem EdTech Solutions
2013-14 Honorable Mention,2014-15
Rays of humanity, altruism, and faith broke through the darkness of the Holocaust. In this powerful course, students encounter heroes of the Holocaust - Jews who persevered in the face of degradation and death, and non-Jews who risked their lives and families ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Word, Sound, Power: Creating Spoken Word Poetry - by BAM Education
Inspire your students with the power of the spoken word and experience some of the finest spoken word poets from New York City. Led by a highly experienced BAM teaching artist, this unique interactive poetry workshop lets students explore their own poetic voic...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Liberty and Justice for All: Sancho Ignatius & the Right to Vote - by BAM Education
Using excerpts from the play “Sancho: An Act of Remembrance” this virtual workshop focuses on the nearly forgotten life of Charles "Sancho" Ignatius a British African living in the 18th century who was the first known black man to cast a vote in Britain. The...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12

Exploring South African Apartheid through Theater - by BAM Education
The acclaimed play "A Human Being Died That Night" produced by the Fugard Theater in South Africa is the focus of this 45-minute pre-screening workshop that explores Apartheid-era South Africa through interactive theater activities. Designed to prepare student...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12

Experience Senegal: Senegalese Dance and Music - by BAM Education
Explore the culture of Senegal through this immersive virtual dance workshop.  Led by experts in African dance, students will learn essential information about Senegal, and the continent of Africa. Focusing on Senegalese dance and indigenous songs, students wi...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Anansi, the Spider Trickster - Audience Participation & Creative Writing - by Author Valerie Marsh
2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention
    Anansi is an important trickster folktale character from West Africa and the Caribbean. Participate in stories of Anansi by drawing, paper-cutting or signing and then write your own! Storylisteners will learn to tell an Anansi story to sign, draw or tell...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Young Abraham Lincoln: Before he was president (Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
Come on this virtual field trip to visit Lincoln’s boyhood home in Indiana and the two places he called home as an adult, New Salem and Springfield, Illinois. Join us to discuss and investigate the lesser known part of Lincoln’s life. Young Lincoln – before he...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Wright Brothers: First in flight (Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
The Wright Brothers are two of America's most famous sons. Join this experience and relive the development of the first practical airplane. We'll virtually travel to Dayton, OH and Kitty Hawk, NC to investigate the hard work and determination the brothers disp...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Using Music to teach Critical Thinking and Math: Session 1 - by JazzSLAM (Jazz Supports Language Arts & Math)
Using Music to teach Critical Thinking and Math We'll take a close look at the relationship between jazz, world geography & history, migration, African & Native American rhythms, and math. This includes Call & Response (our earliest song form,) a “Rhythm Or...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

How One American Defied Hitler and Became a Holocaust Rescuer - by Authors on Call/iNK Think Tank
2015-16
Did you know there was an American Holocaust rescuer who saved more lives than the well-known Oskar Schindler? Or that among the 2000 people whose lives he saved were Marc Chagall, Max Ernst, Jacques Lipchitz, and many other famous artists? In this live int...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Operation Pollination (FREE) - by Longwood Gardens
2015-16
Discover the connection of living systems and investigate why and how flowering plants have developed with their pollinator partners. Gain an appreciation of this delicate relationship by identifying adaptations of plants and pollinators. Interact with an Educ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Informed Decisions - by McMillen Health
2015-16 Honorable Mention
Students will observe effects drugs have on the body through the use of plastinated human organs and will experience an eye goggle demonstration that tricks the brain. A nervous system altered by alcohol, tobacco, methamphetamine and marijuana can make even si...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8

Swing Dance - by The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
2010-11,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13 Honorable Mention,2015-16
In this class, students will be exposed to basic elements of swing dance style and steps, including syncopation, double-bounce groove and footwork. The class can be formatted for all levels of dance-learner, and serves as a great accompaniment to music, social...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Wolf 101 - by International Wolf Center
2007-08 Honorable Mention,2008-09 Honorable Mention,2009-10,2012-13
Explore the world of the wolf! My, what big ears you have!  Join us as we look at the physical and social adaptations wolves use to survive in their environment.  Students will be given an opportunity to observe our ambassador wolves utilizing these amazing to...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

**20% OFF DURING April**You & Your Watershed: Learning Through The Chesapeake Bay - by Timeline Studio by the Maryland Historical Society
2015-16 Honorable Mention
Join the Maryland Historical Society and the National Aquarium for a Virtual Field Trip about you and your watershed! Using the Chesapeake Bay as a case study, participants will learn how humans have interacted with the Chesapeake Bay watershed throughout hist...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Discovering Puppetry in Other Cultures - by Center for Puppetry Arts
2007-08,2008-09,2009-10,2010-11,2011-12,2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15,2015-16
Program format and content are adapted based on participating age group. Students are introduced to other countries and cultures through puppetry. Students learn about puppetry traditions of Mali (Africa), Japan and China (choose 2 countries) with the aid of ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Scientists in Action: Fossils of Laramidia - by Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2012-13 Honorable Mention,2015-16 Honorable Mention
Join paleontologists behind-the-scenes at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science as they share their discoveries from the Late Cretaceous ribbon landmass called Laramidia. Laramidia is providing new scientific discoveries each year, including new species of din...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

The Science Behind Aviation - by HEC-TV
2007-08 Honorable Mention,2015-16
Interact with engineers, pilots, and other aviation specialists to investigate the scientific principles, engineering design, and construction processes that make successful flight possible.
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Songkran: Thai New Year (FREE - Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
Songkran is Thailand’s New Year. Songkran is a very unique holiday that has become the largest water fight in the world. For three days (and up to five in some parts of the country), the people of Thailand celebrate the New Year by washing away the old in prep...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Songkran: Thai New Year (Paid - Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
Songkran is Thailand’s New Year. Songkran is a very unique holiday that has become the largest water fight in the world. For three days (and up to five in some parts of the country), the people of Thailand celebrate the New Year by washing away the old in prep...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Songkran: Thai New Year (By Request) - by Learn Around The World
Songkran is Thailand’s New Year. Songkran is a very unique holiday that has become the largest water fight in the world. For three days (and up to five in some parts of the country), the people of Thailand celebrate the New Year by washing away the old in prep...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Nyepi - Bali's New Year (Paid - Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
Nyepi is the New Year in Bali, Indonesia. On this virtual field trip, we’ll see how the Balinese celebrate during their new year’s celebrations and speak with a local Brahman to learn more about Bali’s mash-up of religions.
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Nyepi - Bali's New Year (By Request) - by Learn Around The World
Nyepi is the New Year in Bali, Indonesia. On this virtual field trip, we’ll see how the Balinese celebrate during their new year’s celebrations and speak with a local Brahman to learn more about Bali’s mash-up of religions.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

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