Feel history come alive as you expose students to the sights, sounds and places that they learn about all year long. The impact of standing in the place where the French Revolution took root, explorers set off to discover new lands or Julius Caesar met his end is immeasurable. By better understanding their past, students come home more engaged and ready to take on shaping their future, and ours.
Feel inspired and humbled as you explore the sites where so many made heroic sacrifices to turn the tide in World War II.
Great Wall of China
Standing on the wall lends students perspective on how the fortifications built during the Ming dynasty influence China’s outlook on the world centuries later.
Parthenon and the Acropolis
Walk in the footsteps of the greats who brought the world democracy, philosophic thought and drama.
The accomplishments of the Incan empire come into full focus as you stand mouth agape at this wonder of the world.
The Cold War feels very real when you touch remnants of the wall that divided a city (and the world) between two opposing ideologies.
Arlington National Cemetery
Pay reverence to fallen American heroes at the national cemetery and lay a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
“It would be impossible for anyone who was truly interested in the areas toured not to identify something they would like to continue to explore on their own. Participants indicated a greater understanding of historical events and culture throughout the trip.”
2020 Historical Moments Calendar
Bring the past to the present in your history or social studies classroom! Each month of our new calendar features a major historic milestone, chosen from a wide variety of eras and places across the globe, and explores its importance on the world stage.
Online Tour of the Normandy D-Day Beaches
This guide is for Social Studies teachers who wish to make their instruction and lessons about World War II come alive through virtual tourism in the social studies classroom.
Online Tour of Washington D.C.
These three lesson plans provide a lesson in U.S. History and an opportunity for students to see public monuments, and a governmental institution up close.
Bearing Witness: An Educator’s Guide to Studying the Holocaust
This guide is intended as a resource for teachers who wish to engage their students with the difficult topics of Nazi war crimes, genocide and antisemitism before, during, and after travel.
Monarchs Who Shaped History – King Louis XIV
Learning about King Louis XIV and the era of his reign gives students an opportunity to gain understanding of the cultural and historical factors that presided over France’s history.
Monarchs Who Shaped History – Queen Isabella I
Learning about Queen Isabella I and the era of her reign gives students an opportunity to gain an understanding of the cultural and historical factors that presided over Spain’s history.
Peru, Cradle of Civilization
Peru is internationally renowned largely as a result of the immense popularity of the Inca Empire. However, few are aware that this civilization encompasses only a brief period of Peru’s rich, 5,000-year-old history. During a 30-minute presentation, through beautiful museum masterpieces from ancient sites, you will discover, learn, and become inspired by this wonderful country.