Resources from Field Trip Venues



Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Provides teachers with a comprehensive range of services including
summer courses, curriculum, field trips, student action projects
and an on-line Bay resource library here...

Children's Museum of Virginia
Pre- and Post- visit packet with vocabulary and activities.  Also museum based scavenger hunts based on Science SOL's.  Find them here...

Colonial Williamsburg
Extensive teaching resources can be found throughout the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation site at

Grand Caverns
Information about cave geology and formations can be found here...

Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center Learning Center
Extensive collection of Jamestown-related learning resources including digital media, essays, timelines, images, primary sources, lesson plans and activities. Find it here...

Luray Caverns
Download these fun and easy experiments to bring geology to life. Your students will have a blast and they’ll learn something new without even realizing it! Scroll down to the bottom of the page here for these resources.

NASA eClips
Short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire
and engage students, helping them see real world connections.
Also on this web page are links to other educator resources from
NASA. Find them here...

National Air and Space Museum
Online activities, Online conferences (past conferences archived
online), Webcast Lecture Archive, How Things Fly Website,
Teaching Posters, and more! Find it all here...

The Newseum

Resources for teachers including the Learning Center, Lesson Plans, and primary sources, interactives, videos and lesson plans to bring history, journalism and the First Amendment to life for students. Find it all here

Science Museum of VA

Discover hands-on opportunities for students to grasp scientific principles and cultivate curiosity here

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

Download the Teacher's Packet here

The Washington Ballet - BALLET 101
Bone up on Ballet by reading through our Ballet101 page before
seeing a performance. Read BALLET 101 here...

Virginia Air & Space Center
The Virginia Air & Space Center has created an array of educational
programming for grades pre-K through 12, designed to
meet the Virginia Standards of Learning guidelines and stimulate
your students’ interests in the fields of air, space, science and
technology. Our informal science education approach promotes
“learning through doing” which allows students to explore the
basics of scientific principles in a fun and engaging environment
outside of the classroom. Our programs incorporate an integrated
curriculum, combining reading and math with fun and exciting
science concepts. Learn more here...

Virginia Museum of Natural History
The museum has a wide variety of resources to help teachers and
educators provide exceptional learning experiences for students.
The museum is home to the Suzanne M. Lacy Education Center,
which consists of three grade-appropriate classrooms and a
comprehensive Teacher Resource Center. Find popular museum
offerings for educators here...

Virginia Repertory Theatre Study Guides
Classroom Guides are available online in a printable pdf format
for many of the plays performed. Find the Study Guides here...

Virginia State Parks
"Resources for Teachers" section has professional development opportunities, coming workshops and educational events, as well as lessons and SOL based resources. Start here...