FREE VIRTUAL

FIELD TRIPS

RIGHT IN YOUR BACKYARD

At TTK, we believe everyone should have access to adventure learning. In an effort to maintain our mission during COVID-19, we are offering all of our Virtual Field Trips free. Join us!

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Please note:

These are digital products. After purchasing your VFT, please check your email for a download that includes the link and other VFT information.

So, what do I have to do to join?

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Mark your calendar!

Sign your child up for the event.

When you receive the email from

Ms. Georgia,  print off and share any preparatory materials with your child.

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Confirm that your child's device has a working webcam and microphone. If you are joining from a phone, please download the free Zoom app in advance. 

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Field trip day: to join the field trip, click the link from the email and you are in for a great adventure! 

NCAC will be hosting virtual field trips on the first and third Friday of each month. Our field trips will include events like Astronaut School, Dinosaurs in Denali, Spy School, Raising wolves 101, and more exciting programs. Join us as we learn all about our amazing and beautiful world from the comfort of home.

 

Amazing Animals

With Zion National Park

Zion's location in the southwestern desert of the United States means that it is home to extreme heat and cold winters. The plants and animals that have adapted to live here are unique and varied. This program will, through song, video, plays, and images, teach students about what it takes to survive in a desert.

  • Date: Friday, December 11, 2020, 1:30 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-2

  • Length: 20-30 minutes

Puppets with Strings

Anything Can Be a Puppet

With Banyan Global Learning

Puppets speak an archetypal language of art and music. Anything can be a puppet and we will learn how to give our very own puppet their voice by learning how our puppet breathes, focuses, thinks, and moves.

  • Date: Monday, December 14, 2020, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-3

  • Length: 45 minutes

Pioneer Christmas with Charles Ingalls

With Sheffield Museum of Ontario, Canada

Students will learn first-hand from Charles Ingalls about pioneer Christmas traditions. Charles will discuss Christmas in pioneer times in comparison to modern times, and he will tell an exciting Christmas story from his own life. He will also use his fiddle to lead the students in singing some Christmas songs, and will teach them some pioneer dancing with live fiddle music.

  • Date: Thursday, December 17, 2020, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-9

  • Length: 45 minutes

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Be a Detective

With The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Could you be a detective? Let's investigate! Students will engage in interactive activities including conducting an investigation and learning forensic science techniques they can do with items around the house.

  • Date: Friday, December 18, 2020, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-9

  • Length: 45 minutes

Science Live!

St. Nick's Science Show

With Don Harrington Discovery Center, Amarillo, Texas

Ever wonder how Santa fits down the chimney? Or how his sleigh flies? Well, a little bit of Christmas Spirit, joyful cheer, and Santa's magic is all you need to be a part of this winter wonder Science Live show! Join us for St. Nick's Science Show as we use hands-on demonstrations and delve into how Santa and his Elves make Christmas happen.

  • Date: Friday, December 18, 2020, 3 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

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Baking Recipes: Meaning and Making

With Author Valerie Marsh

What do we know about kitchens and cooking in the past? What common kitchen tools have ancient roots? Families have been cooking and baking together throughout history. Follow along with an educator to identify the important parts of a recipe using examples from artifacts in our global collection. Learn to write an ancient word with Cuneiform symbols then use it as a design on your holiday cookies!

  • Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-9

  • Length: 45 minutes

Coming soon...

Glacier

Glacier  Detectives

With Kenai Fjords National Park

What is a glacier and how is it formed? What is the difference between an icefield and an icesheet? This program will help young students gain an appreciation for our national parks and learn about Alaska’s glaciers. A park ranger will share the incredible beauty and impressive glacial features of Kenai Fjords National Park with the students, and inspire a sense of wonder and stewardship for the ice that continues to shape our planet.

 

  • Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2021, 2:30 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades 2-6

  • Length: 45-60 minutes

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Health Department