National Air and Space Museum

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Let’s take a field trip! Affiliates and their school audiences are invited to visit the National Air and Space Museum on Virtual Field Trips, no matter where you are.

Each Virtual Field Trip has four components, and sample itineraries are below.

Click here to learn more and sign up!

  • Engaging Content

    Lessons filled with science and history content make learning fun!

  • Hands On Approach

    Fully interactive activities can be done at home or in the classroom

  • Artifact Immersion

    Take a deep dive into the Museum’s amazing collection of objects

  • Digital Engagement Bonus

    Take part in a virtual game or breakout group

How do airplanes fly? This field trip uses paper airplanes and the scientific method to explore the relationship between an airplane’s center of gravity and flight stability.

Let’s Connect!

Laura Blanton
Holt Scholars Coordinator
National Air and Space Museum

Amanda Elliott
Docent Coordinator
National Air and Space Museum

Join a Zoom Chat

Monday, November 9
3:30-4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
with Amanda Elliott
Join here (Meeting ID: 889 6559 3660; Passcode: 842867)
Ask Amanda about:

  • How to reach visitor education needs while prioritizing the health and safety of your volunteers
  • How to use teleconferencing technology to connect volunteers at home to the museum floor
  • Anything about technology, logistics, trainings, road blocks, and lessons learned when it comes to volunteers and docents.