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10 Virtual Field Trips for Gifted Students

Discover free virtual field trips for gifted children!

Do you have a gifted child stuck at home who is itching to travel to fascinating places? We’ve compiled several of the most enriching and educational virtual field trips for gifted students!

Here are the top ten free virtual field trips for gifted children:

1. Luray Caverns – Luray, Virginia

Explore Luray Caverns in Virginia while learning more about stalactites and stalagmites! This 360° virtual reality tour is educational and exciting.

2. Gettysburg Battlefield Virtual Tour – Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gifted students interested in history will love touring this famous Civil War battlefield while learning more about key events and people.

3. National Women’s History Museum – Alexandria, Virginia

The National Women’s History Museum’s online exhibits include Women of NASA and Women in STEM, plus many more interesting exhibits!

4. Museum of Natural Sciences – Brussels, Belgium

Virtually explore the exhibits featuring dinosaurs, insects, rocks and minerals, anatomy, and more.

5. Museum of Flight – Seattle, Washington

Take a 3D tour of a dozen rare aircrafts, including Air Force One and the NASA Space Shuttle Trainer!

6. First 3D Virtual Reality Filmed in Space from National Geographic

Virtually tour a real space shuttle among astronauts! Plus, see stunning 3D views of the Earth from space while hearing more about the experience of astronauts.

7. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History – Washington D.C.

Take a self-guided virtual tour of several current and past exhibits including the FossiLab and Butterfly Pavilion.

8. Great Wall of China – Huairou District, China

Take a virtual tour of one of the wonders of the world! The Great Wall has a history dating back over 2,000 years and stretches more than 3,000 miles across northern China.

9. Louvre Museum – Paris, France

Explore one of the most famous museums in the world and discover masterpieces by Delacroix, Rembrandt, and Tintoretto. Don’t miss the collections from the Pharaonic period in the Egyptian Antiquities exhibit!

10. Northern Lights Live Stream – Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Many gifted children (and adults!) will love watching this live stream and capturing stunning screenshots. This live cam is located directly underneath the aurora oval–one of the best places on earth to watch the Aurora Borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights.

Looking for more virtual learning opportunities for your gifted child?

SIG Online Programs for gifted and talented students ages 5-17! Students enjoy innovative virtual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) and humanities classes from the comfort of their home.

Discover the top ten free virtual field trips for gifted and talented children!
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Summer Institute for the Gifted

A leader in gifted education since 1984, the Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) provides academic summer programs for academically talented children ages 5-17.

Through more than 30 years of experience, SIG has crafted a 3-week program that combines challenging academics with social, cultural, and recreational opportunities that enrich children’s natural talents and abilities, as well as nurture their social development.

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