Virtual Field Trips
Unfortunately, Expeditions and Tour Creator were disabled by Google on June 30, 2021.
Here are some suggestions for other AR and VR content that function on Chromebooks or handheld VR/AR devices:
- Google Arts & Culture
- Google Arts & Culture Help
- Learn with Arts & Culture: a new site by the Google Arts & Culture team designed specifically with teachers in mind that includes virtual field trips, 360° videos and more.
- Google Arts & Culture Games
- You can download the Google Arts & Culture app on your Chromebook to view many of the Expeditions that are migrated over. While you won’t have access to guided tours through Expeditions, you can still view many of the tours. Click here to learn more about how to use the Google Play Store Apps on Chromebooks.
- Google Earth: a cloud-based geospatial analysis platform that enables users to visualize and analyze satellite images of our planet. You can create projects, go on random tours, and play games.
- Google My Maps: a custom map creation tool to create guided tours. You can also add information to locations as well as measure area.
- Educational VR Videos on YouTube: there are a lot of videos out there that can be used with Cardboard or a VR headset. Some simple Google searches can find videos and there are some YouTube channels that are great:
- Go-to Resources for Virtual Reality and 360-Degree Content - edutopia
- Click here and check out our webinar on Virtual Field Trips using Earth, My Maps, and Arts & Culture.
Apps for handheld VR/AR devices only:
- VR Space: VR Space for Cardboard headset device, is an Immersive "full dive" virtual reality tour of Sun Star and planet systems in our proprietary VR universe.
- Sites in VR: Virtual tours of landmarks from Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Morocco, Kuwait, Yemen, Macedonia, Holland, Belgium, France, Italy, Greece and Space.
- Anatomyou VR: Using virtual reality, the user becomes part of the anatomy in an immersive way, being able to navigate along anatomical structures: circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, lacrimal and female reproductive system.
- Civilisations AR: Putting history in your hand - the BBC's first ever Augmented Reality app Civilisations AR brings art and culture direct to you from across the world.