The Museum’s online programs bring the benefits of the Museum’s visit for students and Scounts online, eliminating travel costs and hassles of planning a traditional onsite visit.
Online K-12 field trips explore the state’s history, arts and culture from diverse perspectives, increasing empathy, tolerance and critical thinking skills. Choose from 3 programs aligned with History-Social Science, Common Core ELA and Ethnic Studies.
Additionally, the “Celebrate Women” Patch Tour offers Scouts the opportunity to earn a “Celebrate Women” patch on a self-guided and self-service online tour exploring contributions of California women to history.
Designed to increase student civic engagement, the Activism & Democracy Online Field Trip explores California’s history of activism and legacy in leading social movements that shape democracy.
Includes a pre-recorded video tour of the Unity Center and a downloadable digital artifact kit, followed by an interactive Zoom session featuring a docent-led presentation and resources for a post-program project. Aligned with 3rd-12th grade History-Social Science, Common Core ELA, Civics outcomes and Ethnic Studies.
Explore how people came to California and shaped the modern state in this virtual field trip spanning the history of Californians from its Native peoples and Gold Rushers to the transcontinental railroad builders, tech-boomers and beyond.
This program offers participating Girl Scout™ troops the opportunity to earn “Celebrate Women” patches while enjoying a self-guided virtual tour of the Museum and learning about California women’s contributions to history.
Includes an introductory video, self-guided tour of the online exhibit “Women Inspire: California Women Changing Our World,” guided activity scalable for troop levels ranging from Daisy to Ambassador and an official “Celebrate Women” patch for each participant.
Exploring citizenship, constitutionality and redress, the “Time of Remembrance” Virtual Field Trip brings a pivotal chapter of history to life for distance learning students through the first-hand accounts of Japanese American docents who experienced life behind barbed wire during WWII.