Explore the American Museum of Natural History with these 9 virtual tours
The American Museum of Natural History has reopened, but they're still offering plenty of virtual programs to enjoy from the comfort of your home or school.
The virtual field trips below allow students of all ages to observe museum exhibits up-close and complete an activity in order to gain scientific understandings:
Museum View Virtual Tour: "See inside" the museum in this virtual tour from Google Arts and Culture.
Guided Hall Tours: Explore the museum with tour guides via Facebook Live hall tours. See the videos here.
Field Trip: The Known Universe - Travel through the Milky Way galaxy and beyond!
Field Trip: Earth - Take a flight around the world to marvel at our planet's natural wonders—from the Amazon rainforest to the Sahara Desert.
Field Trip: Venus, Earth, Mars - Hop aboard a flight to unveil the mysteries of Earth’s toxic twin, Venus, and the dynamic nature of our planetary neighbors.
Virtual field trip to the Butterfly Conservatory (Grades K-2): Observe butterflies and compare their patterns.
Virtual field trip to the Hall of North American Mammals (Grades 3-5): Explore habitat dioramas to learn how animals must be adapted to an environment in order to survive in it.
Virtual field trip to the Hall of Planet Earth (Grades 6-8): Explore how plate tectonics explains specific earth formations.
Virtual field trip to the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins (Grades 9-12): Explore how hominins have changed over time.