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Learn Around The World's mission is to foster global and digital citizenship in youth and adults. This mission is achieved by providing interactive virtual field trips to unique locations around the globe. Program topics may focus on STEM, historical, or cultural themes; however, all programs will introduce your participants to a new place around the world.

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Programs by Learn Around The World

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Angkor Wat

Join our Angkor Wat VFT to explore the world’s largest temple. We’ll be exploring the moat, the gates, the surrounding grounds, and the temple itself. This is one of the world’s great cultural treasures, so you’re not going to want to miss this one.

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Asian Elephants & Tourism

During this virtual field trip (VFT), we’ll take you to the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand. The Elephant Nature Park is an elephant sanctuary for inquired and mistreated elephants. You’ll be introduced to the Asian Elephant, its threats, and the...

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Indonesian Temples

On this virtual field trip (VFT), we're taking your group to Indonesia and we’ll be exploring two temples; Prambanan and Borobudur. Both temples are located in central Java and both were built during the 8th and 9th centuries by the same ruling...

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Komodo Dragons (Komodo National Park)

During this program, we're taking your classroom to Komodo National Park in Indonesia. Your class will learn about and come face-to-face with the largest lizard in the world, the Komodo Dragon. But before you run from these man-eating lizards, we...

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Korean Culture

With this virtual field trip, we are taking your classroom to the Republic of Korea; aka. South Korea. Join this program for an introduction to this amazing country; the food, modern culture, and traditional culture. For older students, we'll...

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Los Maya

On this program, we are taking your classroom to Mexico and Guatemala to visit three Maya cities. On this virtual field trip, your class will learn about the Ancient Maya and virtually tour the ruin sites of Palenque, Tikal, and Tulum.

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Magnificent Monarchs

Take your classroom to Mexico to visit one of the overwintering sites of the Monarch Butterfly. On this virtual field trip, your class will learn about the Monarch migration, what are some of the threats to the Monarchs, and what actions you can...

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Mexican Culture

On this program, we are taking your classroom to Mexico; specifically, central Mexico. On this virtual field trip, your students will be introduced to the richness of the culture found throughout the central region of Mexico. Join us and view this...

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National Memorials of Washington D.C.

On this virtual field trip we’re going to Washington D.C.! We’re going to virtually visit select national memorials located around the national mall and see where the three branches of the U.S. government resides. Join us for Washington D.C., the...

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Natural Wonders of Southern Mexico

Mexico is a big country with many natural wonders. On this virtual field trip, we'll introduce you to three natural wonders found in Southern Mexico (the world’s widest tree, petrified waterfalls, and cenotes) in the state of Oaxaca. Grab your...

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Nyepi - Bali's New Year

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 unique form of Hinduism.

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Semana Santa - Holy Week in Guatemala

Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala is the largest Easter celebration in the Western Hemisphere. Travel to Antigua on this virtual field trip to learn about how Semana Santa is celebrated in this part of the world. We'll witness the grand...

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Songkran: Thai New Year

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...

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The Brooklyn Bridge

On this virtual field trip (VFT), you’ll learn about and explore one of the most iconic structures in New York City; the Brooklyn Bridge. We’ll discuss who built it, it's engineering, and why it was such a big deal at the time it was built. Come...

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The Killing Fields

During this program, you will learn about the sad history of the Khmer Rouge. We’ll visit two of the “killing field” sites in Cambodia as well as a school-turned prison that was used to hold political prisoners of the Khmer Rouge. This program is...

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The Mayflower

On this VFT, we'll be exploring the Mayflower II. The Mayflower II is a reproduction of the orginial Mayflower. It's run as part of the living history musuem, 'Plimoth Plantation.'

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The Pilgrims of Plymouth

On this VFT Learn Around The World is taking your classroom to Plymouth, Massachusetts. During this virtual field trip, your students will see Plymouth Rock, visit a recreated homesites of the Wampanoag & the English, explore...

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The Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers are two of the most famous inventors of the 20th century. Join this experience and relive the development of the first practical airplane. We'll virtually travel to Ohio and North Carolina to investigate the hard work and...

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Volcanoes of Guatemala

Come hike up an active volcano and learn about why there are so many volcanoes in this small country. Don’t forget your hiking boots and marshmallows. It’s going to get hot on this one.

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Wildlife of Maine

Join us in Maine for our 'Wildlife of Maine' VFT. On this virtual field trip, we’ll be visiting the Maine Wildlife Park and select coastal areas to discuss wildlife conservation, birds, and mammals found throughout the state.

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Young Abraham Lincoln

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...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Education: Other Educational Organization

Contact

Brandon Hall   programs@learnaroundtheworld.com
9 Fore St. #3
Portland ME 04101
9194951446
United States

http://www.learnaroundtheworld.org

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Learn Around The World cover:

STEM
Culture
Social Studies/History
Sciences
Geography

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"Our class participates in an average of 2-3 virtual field trips per week. I spend countless hours as an educator finding valuable trips for my students to participate in. I can say, without a doubt, the Learn Around the World virtual field trips are the BEST! They are engaging for my students and Brandon allows us to choose the format that best suites our instructional needs. Learn Around the World virtual field trips are a valuable asset to any 21st Century Classroom!" Byron Gilliland 


"Learn Around the World is an amazing way to give your students an authentic world view. Learn Around the World allows students to participate and question scientific, historical, and cultural influences from around the world. I have personally shared this fantastic resource with many other teachers in my district." Eli Efird