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Virtual Field Trips: K-12

Enhance your classroom experience and bring history to life without having to leave your school. Our Virtual Field Trips inspire students as they engage with stories and artifacts virtually.

Virtual Field Trip Lessons

Indigenous People of the Chesapeake

What does a historian do? Step into the role of junior historian and examine primary sources and artifacts to learn more about the Indigenous people of the Chesapeake living in Maryland. Learn about life along the Chesapeake Bay and how it changed when Indigenous peoples met the Colonists.  Students will examine and primary sources and artifacts to understand the importance of analyzing multiple points of view. 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades 3-7. Book Now


What Makes a Good National Anthem?

An important symbol of a country, a national anthem is meant to help foster patriotism, unify the people, and represent a nation’s values to the rest of the world. But how does a song do that? 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades K-8. Book Now


Pack It Up: What to Bring to Colonial America

Students consider the choices early colonists made when deciding what supplies to bring to the New World, taking into account factors such as necessities for survival and resources available in America. 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades 3-8. Book Now


Daily Life: Then & Now

Travel back in time with a teacher from the 1800s! Designed especially for young students, children learn about the past and compare their own life with that of children from long ago. 45 minute program. $50 per program for in-state public schools and $100 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades Pre-K-2. Book Now


From Plantation to Shipyard: Perspectives on Slavery

From tobacco plantations to the shipyards of Baltimore, students learn about the diverse experiences of enslaved African American in the United States. 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades 8-12. Book Now


Get the Message? WWI Propaganda & Life on the HomeFront

Combining important media literacy skills with historical thinking, students examine the fears, pressures, and motivations experienced by Americans living on the homefront. 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades 7-12. Book Now


You & Your Watershed: Learning Through the Chesapeake Bay

Using the Chesapeake Bay as a case study, participants gain a deeper understanding of how humans have affected the Chesapeake Bay watershed, from the Native Americans to today. This program is carried out in partnership with the National Aquarium. 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades 4-12. Book Now


Grab Your Haversack!: Exploring the Life of a Revolutionary War Soldier

We can learn a lot from the things a soldier carried. Students work in teams to examine Revolutionary War-era objects and compete to gather the supplies they need to join the Revolution. 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools. This program is eligible for a grant through the Society of Cincinnati.
Grades 4-8. Book Now


Tracing the Life of Frederick Douglass

This program narrates the story of Douglass’s life. Students focus on analyzing primary source documents from Douglass and view photographs, timelines, and other sources that explore the legacy he left behind. 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades 2-12. Book Now


Protesting Segregation in Maryland

During this live, interactive program students will use the state of Maryland as a lens to  learn about the Civil Rights Movement. They will examine oral histories, photographs, and newspaper articles to understand how people protested segregation and discrimination during the Reconstruction era and up to the 1960’s during the civil rights movement. 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades 8-12. Book Now


Votes for Women

Celebrate the history of the women’s suffrage movement in Maryland! Learn about the lives of Margaret Brent, Harriett Tubman, Julia Emory, and more to gain a richer understanding of the history of activists fighting for voting rights. 60 minute program. $75 per program for in-state public schools and $125 for out-of-state and private Maryland schools.
Grades 6-12. Book Now

Have a Question?

Contact Digital Learning Manager Ashlee Anderson at 410-685-3750, ext. 317, or e-mail at aanderson@mdhistory.org

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