Virtual Experiences for Teens

Museums, Aquariums, & More

American Museum of Natural History – Explore the museum with videos, ask scientists about space and dinosaurs, or use the museum’s Ology science website for kids.

Central Florida Zoo – Let the zoo come to you with Facebook Live videos, crafts, and activities.

Colonial Williamsburg – Ever wonder what it was like to live in Colonial times? Explore Colonial Williamsburg.

Disney Parks – Bring Disney to you by watching virtual videos of their rides, exploring the parks, and taking adventures!

Horse Country – Love horses? Check out some of the virtual tours from Kentucky’s horse country.

Houston Zoo – Experience the zoo through their Facebook Live series. Watch videos, do activities, and learn about the animals.

Monterey Bay Aquarium – Watch live cams of penguins, sea otters, sharks, and more.

National Park Services – Check out webcams from America’s national parks.

NY State Parks – Take a virtual tour of one or all of New York’s beautiful state parks.

San Diego Zoo – Koalas, and hippos, and penguins, oh my! Watch live cams of some of the zoo’s awesome residents.

Seattle Aquarium – Explore the aquarium from home with webcams, activities for kids, animal fact sheets, virtual field trips, and more.

Shedd Aquarium – Visit the aquarium’s Facebook page to watch videos, view pictures, and learn about marine life.

Classes, Theater, Music, & More

The Actor’s Fund – Love Broadway? Check out videos, interviews, curtain speeches, and more.

Chrome Music Maker – Learn music through hands-on experience. Make your own songs, learn about chords, harmony, & melody, and have fun.

Gardening Projects – Learn how to plant vegetables and flowers, attract butterflies to your backyard, and more with the Old Farmer’s Almanac for kids.

The Globe Theatre – Stream Shakespeare plays recorded at the Globe Theatre.

Imagineering in a Box – Disney’s Imagineers and Khan Academy have teamed up to create this free course to teach you how to make your own theme park.

The Learning Network – Check out The New York’s Times’ Learning Network for summer reading contests, articles, writing prompts, quizzes, crossword puzzles, and more.

Ocean’s Initiative – Go to virtual marine biology camp to learn about whales, dolphins, and other marine life.

WGBH Distance Learning Center – Keep your mind sharp with videos, lessons, and activities in math, science, social studies, and more.

YMCA 360 – Get fit and stay active with these yoga and exercise classes for all ages.

Books & More

#BookADay Challenge – Join Donalyn Miller’s Social Distancing Book-a-Day Challenge.

Free eBook Downloads – Looking for more books to read, check out this list of sites where you can get free ebook downloads.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac – Curates content that’s useful and timely about the world around us.

Stimola Live – Get writing and drawing tips from authors and illustrators with live video interviews and training. Don’t worry if you miss one, you can watch previous videos on their YouTube channel.

WP-Backgrounds by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann