Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Field Trips

FIND THE PROGRAM RIGHT FOR YOU! FIELD TRIPS FOR ALL AGES: FAMILIES, ELEMENTARY, TWEEN, AND TEENS


Mon., Mar. 29

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Hoot! Tweet! Chirp!, 10:30 a.m., preschool

Birds love to sing and preschoolers do too! Join the Houston Audubon to learn about birds and sing bird-themed songs! This interactive program features live birds and lots of music. Join us!  REGISTER HERE

 

Tues., Mar.30

Reds Hall of fame museum

Take Me Out to the Ballgame, 11:30 a.m., preschool-aged +

Join the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum for a wild and wacky introduction to the world of baseball! Learn baseball basics, shapes and colors as you build a baseball diamond for the Major Leagues, tap out a rhythm to "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in your very own Baseball Orchestra and finish with baseball story time in this silly program for baseball's youngest fans. This program is most appropriate for preschool-aged children, but those older and younger are welcome to attend. To receive a Zoom link for the program, REGISTER HERE 

 

The Science of Baseball, 3:00 p.m., grades K-6

Join the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum to find out: what does science have to do with baseball? Does science really affect what happens on the baseball diamond? Become "baseball scientists" to find out! Grab a clipboard, pencil and lab sheet to help the Hall of Fame conduct experiments that test force, friction and air density. Discover the truth about science, and how baseball players couldn't live without it! This program is most appropriate for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. To receive a Zoom link for the program, REGISTER HERE 

 

Thurs., Apr. 1

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Rock & Roll Social Justice, 2 p.m., grades 5-12

Black and white Rock & Roll artists have used the power of music to express their messages and create conversation about social justice. Watch videos and listen to music from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, then discuss your views and share your favorite music. For music lovers in grades 5-12. REGISTER HERE

 

Sat., Apr. 3

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When Home is 250 Miles Up: Life on the International Space Station, 1 p.m., grades 5-12

Ever wonder what it is like to work and live in space? Join Space Center Houston’s interactive presentation on life aboard the International Space Station. Discover how astronauts carry out daily tasks including eating, exercising and conducting science experiments in orbit. Learn about the weightless environment and the effects it has on the human body. This program is most appropriate for children in grades Kindergarten-6th grade, but children of all ages are welcome to attend. REGISTER HERE

 

Mon.,  Apr. 5 

Mariners Museum

Extreme Deep with The Mariner's Museum, 2 p.m., grades 4-8

Earth is 71% water, and yet only a relatively small portion of the world’s waters have been explored. Scientists and explorers around the world are discovering more each day utilizing special technology to reach the deepest depths of the ocean. During the program, students will review the different layers of the ocean, examine where animals and plants live and how animals communicate. They will identify how deep ocean animals have survived and thrived in harsh conditions through adaptations. Students will also dive into how humans have explored the ocean and end with a guessing game of marine animal sounds. This program is most appropriate for children in grades 4-8, but children of all ages are welcome to attend. REGISTER HERE

 

Sat.,  Apr. 4

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Building the Transcontinental Railroad, 3 p.m., grades 3-6

Come learn the true story of a Wild West legend: the Transcontinental Railroad!  Artifacts, photos, and little known facts bring the Transcontinental Railroad to life at this program from the Durham Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. The 6-year epic-scale project produced successes and blunders, characters and con artists in plentiful measure.  This is a can’t-miss program for students grades 3-8.  Attendance is capped at 30 children.  Wright Library will close registration if the limit is met. REGISTER HERE

 

Fri.,  Apr. 9

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Inventions and Innovations along the Silk Road, 6 p.m., Teens

Countless inventions and scientific breakthroughs of the Middle Ages arrived in Europe from the Silk Road.  Come explore the many contributions to math, medicine, science and technology pioneered in Central Eurasia and the far corners of the Islamic world in that era, some of which remain important even today!  Get a taste of the program to come at: https://www.1001inventions.com/. Tinkerers and young inventors will find endless inspiration at this historical program from Indiana University's Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center!  REGISTER HERE

 

 Sat.,  Apr. 10

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Tour of the Universe, 10:30 a.m., all ages

Rocket through space among billions of stars and galaxies. This program tackles the life cycles, and types of stars and galaxies as well as the distances to these interstellar objects. Kids will discover how much we have learned from telescopes and where their place is in the universe.   For all ages. REGISTER HERE

 

Aliens,  2 p.m., grades 1-7

Is anybody out there? Join the Cincinnati Observatory as we learn about the search for extraterrestrial life and discover what adaptations it might take to live on another planet. Recommended for children ages 6-12. REGISTER HERE

 

Comets and Meteors,  4 p.m., all ages

Stuff hitting the Earth is always fascinating!  Participants will learn about the structure, parts, and orbits of comets and meteors.  For all ages. REGISTER HERE

 

 

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