How to Use Virtual Tours for Homeschooling K-12
We are learning how to use virtual tours+ for homeschooling, so I wanted to share some (okay a ton!) that we found and loved. There are so many virtual tours out there… please share your favorites so we can add them to this post!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I found many lists of virtual tours online but so many links were broken, I decided to make my own list! Please let me know if any of these links do not work.
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Grand Canyon River Archeology
Virtual Tour – Very informative, in-depth, clickable view points.
Grand Canyon History & Guides +
Virtual Tour of the Grand Canyon (This one is weird but cool)
Google Earth Grand Canyon Tour
360 Degree Grand Canyon Tour
The Smithsonian has many galleries and virtual tours available.
Eiffel Tower 360 Degree View – Click through all the images to catch a gorgeous sunset!
Taj Mahal Virtual Tour – Click around to see the 360 degree views and more.
Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolution – Very basic (old school) but informative.
Mayan Temples – This is by far one of the most amazing virtual views I've seen.
We still have more tours on the list! I don't know if we will ever get through them all.
CritterCams from NatGeo are awesome. The one above shows a sea lion eating an octopus!
Fish Eye View – Click through for pictures, videos, etc of coral and tropical fish.
Desert Tortoise Habitat Tour – videos and pictures
New York Underground Tour – This is so cool! It's short and simple but definitely unique.
NASA Virtual Tour – Extremely detailed and informative, includes videos and images.
And here's another NASA Virtual Tour.
Our science section isn't complete without a virtual open heart surgery!
If you are interested in learning more about Beijing, this site offers many panoramas and virtual tours of the area.
Edo, Japan – Edo is the ancient name for Tokyo. I included this virtual tour because it's unique and informative, but beware the site is a bit bright and obnoxious.
I'm talking flower backgrounds and such. :)
More Virtual Tours
Anne Frank's Secret Annex – This virtual tour is amazing!!
It literally takes you on a 3-D virtual tour through Anne Frank's hiding space, bedroom, and more, complete with audio that tells you what's what.
Eisenhower Home Virtual Tour – Kids only! ;)