Take a Virtual Field Trip From Buffalo

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Virtual Field Trips from Buffalo

Ready to leave WNY for a bit?  Take a virtual field trip from Buffalo!  On a virtual field trip, you can explore new areas of the world, learn about animals, history and more, all from the comfort of your home.

Whenever you need to be in the house, whether it be now due to the Coronavirus, during a snow storm or when your child isn’t feeling well, you can take a virtual field trip from Buffalo and provide a nice break from TV time.  It’s also a great way to help your child learn something without it feeling like “school.”

More Than 10 Virtual Field Trips To Take With Your Kids

Virtual Field Trips for Kids Age 1 to 9

Africam – Travel to Africa and view wild animals in the African bush.

Marineland Dolphin Adventure – Visit Marineland Dolphin Adventure and learn about their animals.

San Diego Zoo – The San Diego Zoo has a number of live web cams set up on their property that allow you to visit with some of the Zoo’s most popular residents.  For each camera you can view, the Zoo has also provided some educational material that helps you learn more about each animal.  Click here to visit their live web cams. 

Seattle Aquarium – Visit the aquarium and enjoy a 30 minute virtual trip!

Virtual Field Trips for Kids Age 10 and Up

Birthplaces of Music: A Virtual Field Trip is a fully interactive, virtual field trip through the world of music history.

Beyond the Battlefield – Go “Beyond the Battlefield” with a virtual field trip to the Museum of the American Revolution.

Visit Ellis Island – Learn about our Nation’s history and immigration through Ellis Island.

Visit the Museum of the World

Tour a Power Plant – Visit a power plant and get a look inside how they work.

Virtual Fields Trips for Kids of All Ages

Collum’s Lumber Products, LLC – A tour of our sawmill, located in Allendale, SC, showing how we turn southern yellow pine trees into lumber.
Eggs in School – Visit egg farms and learn more about their operations.  There is content for K – 5 and 6 -8.

Explore.org – Explore gives you access to web cams all over the world.  You can travel to Hawaii and catch a wave on the Pipeline on Oahu’s North Shore.  Tune in to their live web cam and watch the surfers in action.   
Or, you can see animals, visit National Parks and more!

We’ve pulled out some of our favorite field trips but here’s a list of even more options from Freedom Homeschooling.