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Accesible Learning

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

Use the code: FREEVFT

Our Partner

We are partnering with the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), a nonprofit organization that works with renowned experts, treasured museums, zoos, historic sites, National Parks, and more to provide virtual field trips to learners at no cost!


Please Note

These are digital products. After purchasing your VFT, you will have access to a document that includes the link and other VFT information.

How Do I Join?

1. Sign your child up for the event using our coupon code.

2. Mark your Calendar!

3. When you receive the document, print it off and share any preparatory materials with your child.

4. 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. 

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

Attention: We recommend that students use a PC to access the virtual field trips. There have been previous technical difficulties with students joining the field trips via a Mac.


Hanafuda: Japanese Flower Cards
With Penn Museum

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Join Penn Museum educators as we learn about hanafuda, a style of traditional Japanese playing cards dating to the 1600s. The cards are intricately designed with different flower patterns connected to the months of the year and used to play different games. Students will learn about hanafuda cards, design their own card, and watch a brief play session of koi koi, a popular hanafuda game.

  • Date: Friday, May 3, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

Image by Redd F
By the Great Wall of China

Chinese Folktales
With Author Marty Chan

Experience Chinese folktales coming alive through a perfect blend of humor and technological magic, captivating children's imaginations. Marty's innovative approach allows students to actively participate in the stories, fostering engagement and learning. One standout interactive session reveals the enchanting tale of how the rainbow came to be, inviting children on an imaginative journey filled with puzzles and discovery. Marty's humor keeps the atmosphere light and enjoyable, ensuring children are entertained while absorbing valuable lessons about Chinese culture. By merging traditional storytelling with modern technology, Marty creates an immersive learning experience that leaves a lasting impression, inspiring children to explore and appreciate the rich heritage of Chinese folklore!

  • Date: Tuesday, May 7, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

Swimming With Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark
With Mote Marine Laboratory

In the 1930s few people dared to explore the depths of the sea, and none were women. But Genie wasn’t afraid. Follow “the Shark Lady” as she uncovers the mysteries of the world’s most feared fish! Swimming With Sharks, the Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark We read this biographical story aloud with your students and then engage in a learning segment to help build critical thinking skills, promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, STEM engagement, and reading comprehension.

  • Date: Wednesday, May 8, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

Children Embracing in Circle

Mighty Melanin! The Science of Human Skin Color
With Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Museum research dives into the very beginnings of the human species in Africa, and exploring differences in skin color and other genetic variations helps us to track original migratory routes of our ancient ancestors. Investigate the concept of variation in other animals, and celebrate variation within our own species!

  • Date: Thursday, May 9, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

Monarch Connections: Monarchs and You
With Butterfly Pavilion

In the final session of the Monarch Connections series, Butterfly Pavilion will discover the ways you can connect with Monarchs throughout their incredible life cycle. We’ll explore different community science projects, empowering participants to actively support Monarch conservation and to understand the significance of their contributions. As the finale to the Monarch Connection series, this session prepares learners to continue their journey as active contributors to Monarch conservation. Participation in the previous sessions is not required to join this session.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 14, 12 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

Image by Suzanne D. Williams
Image by Joel Filipe

The Deep Sea
With Ocean Wise

How deep is deep? Venture down through the different oceanic zones and into the deepest parts of the ocean with an ROV and explore the mysteries of the deep! Collect data and learn about the unique adaptations that allow animals in the deep to hunt, withstand pressure and create their own source of light! Who do YOU think is lurking in the dark?

  • Date: Wednesday, May 15, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

Wolf 101
With International Wolf Center

In this program, we cover the basics of gray wolf biology and behavior. Join us as we address a variety of topics including where wolves live, what they eat, and how they have adapted to different environments. This interactive program is a great introduction to the world of gray wolves!

  • Date: Thursday, May 16, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

Image by Влада Петрова

Celebrating Asian American Artists
With Smithsonian American Art Museum

Join us as we journey through the colorful landscapes of creativity, where Asian American artists weave together their unique life experiences, historical events, and cultural connections to inspire their magnificent artworks. From the bustling streets of Chinatown to the serene gardens of Japan, we'll discover how these artists navigate the balance between their ancestral heritage and American identity, drawing upon traditions both old and new to craft pieces that captivate the imagination. Through their paintings, sculptures, and multimedia installations, we'll uncover stories of resilience, resistance, and celebration, gaining a deeper understanding of the rich tapestry of Asian American culture and its integral role in shaping the multifaceted story of American art.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 21, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

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