Virtual Field Trip to the California Science Center

Virtual Field Trips

Coming Soon - Check Back in December 2020!

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Welcome to Virtual Field Trips!

Inspire your students and spark their curiosity with Virtual Field Trips, a new California Science Center program for grades K-5. Enjoy access to the California Science Center’s unique exhibits and hands-on science activities, and interact with our skilled team of diverse and passionate educators from the comfort of your classroom or learning environment. Explore NGSS-aligned, grade-level specific content in Life, Physical, and Earth and Space sciences. Each topic will consist of three fun and unique experiences per grade-level, designed for remote learning:

  • FREE minds-on video episode (15-20 minutes in length)
  • FREE hands-on activity guide (for synchronous or asynchronous use)
  • LIVE bookable interactive virtual program with a California Science Center educator (advance reservation required)

Build your own virtual field trip by selecting any or all of the three items listed above, which can be taught in any order or independently.

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Join Monica to play 'Algae Says' in the 5th grade Life Sciences video.

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Explore your senses with Louise as she interacts with a macaw in the 4th grade Life Sciences video.

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Explore Activities by Grade Level

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Kindergarten

  • Life Science (available December 2020)
  • Earth Science (coming soon)
  • Physical Science (coming soon)
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1st Grade

  • Life Science (available December 2020)
  • Earth Science (coming soon)
  • Physical Science (coming soon)
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2nd Grade

  • Life Science (available December 2020)
  • Earth Science (coming soon)
  • Physical Science (coming soon)
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3rd Grade

  • Life Science (available December 2020)
  • Earth Science (coming soon)
  • Physical Science (coming soon)
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4th Grade

  • Life Science (available December 2020)
  • Earth Science (coming soon)
  • Physical Science (coming soon)
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5th Grade

  • Life Science (available December 2020)
  • Earth Science (coming soon)
  • Physical Science (coming soon)
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