Content Programs

Virtual Field Trips from the National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum offers interactive, fast-paced “Virtual Field Trips” that are videoconferenced LIVE into classrooms across the country. Guided by a museum educator, students analyze maps, photographs, artifacts, posters, speeches, and songs as they explore the chronologies, strategies, motivations, and outcomes behind these fascinating chapters of WWII history.

All videoconferences last one class period and include pre- and post-program curriculum materials.

SMITHSONIAN National Air & Space Museum

Students can interact with the National Air and Space Museum without leaving the classroom! The museum offers Interactive Videoconferencing programs featuring the museum's staff and docent volunteers. Use of the unique National Air and Space Museum collection and the universally-engaging nature of aviation and space make these programs relevant and exciting. These interactive electronic experiences augment teacher lesson plans and correspond to national education standards. The programs are broadcast over the internet and require the use of videoconference equipment at the school.

SMITHSONIAN American Art Museum
Visit the Smithsonian American Art Museum without leaving your school! Free of charge, museum docents lead the study of U.S. history and culture using our extensive holdings of American art via real-time videoconferencing. We have already held Artful Connections with teachers and students across the country—from the Garden State to the Golden Gate!

The National Archives Experience
You are invited to introduce your staff and students to the power of primary sources through an videoconference from the National Archives and Records Administration!

World War II Valor in the Pacific
Witness to History Videoconference Program

Witness to History programs utilize videoconferencing technology to take students where visitors cannot go, bringing the sites and stories of Pearl Harbor to students unable to visit Hawaii.

National Park Service - Distance Learning Opportunities
Bringing the parks into your classroom.

Global Nomads Group
Global Nomads Group (GNG) is an international NGO whose mission is to foster dialogue and understanding among the world’s youth. GNG engages and empowers young people worldwide using media, including: interactive videoconferencing, webcasting, social networking, gaming, and participatory filmmaking. GNG operates at the intersection of international and peace education, striving to serve as a vehicle for awareness, bridging the boundaries of cultural misconceptions and instilling in our audience a heightened appreciation and comprehension of the world in which they live.

Collaborations Around the Planet - CAPspace
CAPspace is a social networking tool for educational videoconferencing. Login to find colleagues and schools interested in collaborative videoconference projects. Create and advertise your own collaborative videoconference projects to educators around the world. CAPspace also provides registration for collaborative events and projects such as TWICE’s Read Around the Planet.