Family Time

Accesso Club is compiling a list of virtual field trips that you can take with your kids. There are also lesson ideas, activities and suggestions to extend the learning for each type of destination.

Here’s a comprehensive list of some great virtual tours, zoo cams, and activities

The Hive

Inside THE HIVE, you’ll find activities for kids like coloring pages of  hive designs, arts and crafts, honey themed recipes for family baking sessions, virtual hive tours and beekeeping lessons, leadership development/team building opportunities presented by the BDT Leadership Institute and so much more!

 

Yosemite National Park

Virtual Yosemite is a groundbreaking interactive tour of one of America’s most popular and spectacular natural environments – Yosemite National Park in California. The project is unique in both the depth of its coverage and the quality of its imagery. Explore the park – complete with sound!

The Georgia Aquarium

Spend some time under the Sea! Sea Otters, penguins and puffins, oh my!

The Museum of Science & Industry

These activities are fun to do, and you’ll learn a little about science, too

Discovery Place
Digital Learning From your Home

Stay-at-Home Science

BBC Bitesize Daily

BBC’s newly launched “Bitesize Daily” the educational curriculum includes lessons led by celebrities such Sir David Attenborough who in partnership with the BBC, the renowned broadcaster and natural historian will be teaching virtual geography classes! Others like Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker, pop singer Liam Payne, and Manchester City star Sergio Agüero also join in. You’ll find daily lessons for homeschooling in Math and English for every age group, as well as regular lessons in Science, History, Geography and more.

The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks

The exhibit allows you to take 360-degree tours of some of the most remote and beautiful U.S. National Parks. Instead of featuring much-documented vistas like Yosemite or the Grand Canyon, for example, the exhibit instead focuses on a selection of parks you may not have traveled to yet, including the Kenai Fjords in Alaska, Hawaiian volcanoes, New Mexico’s Carlsbad Caverns, Utah’s Bryce Canyon, and Florida’s Dry Tortugas.

Access Mars

International trips are one thing, but, if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, you can take a virtual trip to Mars. NASA partnered with Google to offer a tour of a 3D replica of the Martian surface recorded by the Curiosity rover.

Earth LIVE Lessons

Tune into 20 minutes of daily earth lessons LIVE from around the world brought to you by some the most inspiring scientists, conservationists, wildlife filmmakers and more. Starts on 18th March 2020. Broadcast LIVE every single day in March and April.

NASA at Home – For Kids and Families

NASA STEM at Home has science & exploration materials and activities for students in different grade levels

Science Museum of Minnesota

A community resource where Science, Equity, and Education come together.

LEARN FROM HOME

Omnifest at Home

The Science Museum of Minnesota and its Omnitheater are temporarily closed, but many Omni and IMAX films have been made available for streaming while we all shelter in place! So turn down the lights, sit back, and enjoy a big screen experience in your own home.

Cirque du Soleil

At Cirque du Soleil, they offer an escape from everyday life through the delight and whimsy of our shows.
60 minute special and more!

Minneapolis Digital Puzzles

For anyone currently stuck with extra time on their hands – Meet Minneapolis has 14 digital puzzles showcasing popular landmarks across the city.

 

Hop on a virtual hot air balloon ride!

Life sure has been a whirlwind lately, and we have an adventure among the clouds for you. Take to the skies virtually!

Hop on a Virtual Hot Air Balloon Ride anytime, where Captain Tommy whisks you away over the Sonoran Desert with views for miles. Bonus: if you use the YouTube app to play the Virtual Hot Air Balloon Ride on your phone, you can change your view within the video by moving your phone side to side and up and down!

Want to spice up your morning meetings? Download FREE Hot Air Balloon Zoom Backgrounds for a glimpse of the balloon dotted Arizona skyline. The next best thing to floating among the clouds!

Ellis Island Foundation

Research your Family Passenger Records

FREE – $30

The Statue of Liberty – Ellis Island Foundation has more than 65 million pieces of data you can search through to find ancestors who may have come through the famous immigration hub. And if that seems too overwhelming, you can request the help of its staff, which is now offering to personally help you find more information for a small fee.

Disney Storytime

Enjoy charming narrated stories from your favorite Disney movies!

 

What did Hubble see on your birthday?

The Hubble Space Telescope explores the universe 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. That means it has observed some fascinating cosmic wonder every day of the year, including on your birthday!
What did Hubble look at on your birthday? Enter the month and date below to find out!

YAYMAKER

These events are presented live through a streaming platform—some for kids and others geared for adults. YayMaker is even hosting private parties and corporate events (perfect for keeping in touch with your team). So, pour a drink, grab a snack, and get creative!

Barnes & Nobel Storytime

Bring Storytime to life wherever you are and click here YOUTUBE.COM/BARNESANDNOBLE for a Storytime read along.

Barnes & Nobel Fun, Free Activities for All Ages