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10 Virtual Field Trips Of New York For Kids

New York City | Arts & Culture

  July 27, 2020, 2:26 p.m. | By: Staff Report

New York City has always been an immersive cultural learning experience. And considering it’s summer and kids need some immersive cultural experience, here are some virtual field trips of NYC. 

New York Transit Museum

See the vintage trains also a chance to immerse in discussions, at-home activities, and learn about how transportation has developed over the years in New York City. There are different tours for kids of different ages like Design A Vehicle, Electricity And Circuits and Immigration & Transportation.

https://www.nytransitmuseum.org/learn/schoolgroup/

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Times Square

10 Virtual Field Trips Of New York For Kids

Over 500 of their remarkable objects from across the world are all online now with their virtual tour. The interactive educators guide will start with Who Is Ripley and hopefully teach the kids math, history, art, science and technology through the process. 

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Bronx Zoo - Wildlife Camp Online

There are camps for pre-K kids up to 8th grade kids. The close encounters with the natural world will teach kids about animal senses, animals & art, mysteries of the wildlife and even how to get a career in wildlife.

https://bronxzoo.com/learn/children-and-family-programs/wildlife-camp-online

Carnegie Hall

10 Virtual Field Trips Of New York For Kids

Music educators can make lesson plans and student activities through Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute. There are also tips from Carnegie Hall’s national youth ensembles as well as masterclasses and workshops. 

https://www.carnegiehall.org/Explore/Learn/Music-Educators

9/11 Memorial & Museum

10 Virtual Field Trips Of New York For Kids

The interactive lesson plans include the history of the World Trade Center, the attacks, the repercussions on the world, and are divided by grades from three to 12.

https://911memorial.org/learn/students-and-teachers/lesson-plans

Tenement Museum

10 Virtual Field Trips Of New York For Kids

The Tenement Museum lesson plans encourage the students to become historians. Through the history of various immigrant families, the lessons showcase the diverse fabric of America and its rich history with immigrants. There are also interactive games.

https://www.tenement.org/lesson_plans/?lesson_plans_type=family-story/

BRIC Arts Media

10 Virtual Field Trips Of New York For Kids

This arts and media institution offers an insight into visual performing arts, media and civic action through lessons on graphic design, pre and post production, marketing, writing and audio and podcasting. 

https://www.bricartsmedia.org/art-education-media-resources/

New York Botanical Gardens

10 Virtual Field Trips Of New York For Kids

NYBG at Home offers plant guides, recipes for kids, rooftop gardening, and teaching resources. The virtual guides allow kids to explore the 250 acres of NYBG and learn about what’s in season. They also offer a summer mini-camp. 

https://www.nybg.org/learn/kids-teens/summer-mini-camp/

Alice Austen House

10 Virtual Field Trips Of New York For Kids

This school program allows you to learn about the world of cameras and photography, through the camera on your screen. The programs comprise the history of Alice Austen, discussions on her photographs, and how to use a digital camera. 

https://aliceausten.org/education/

Flushing Town Hall Virtual Dance Camp

10 Virtual Field Trips Of New York For Kids

Flushing Town Hall at Home has a virtual dance summer camp. Classes include jazz, Indian, Mexican and Chinese dance. Learn about the diversity of NY communities through dance. 

http://www.flushingtownhall.org/virtual-world-dance-camp



 



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