Our World Outside

Are you missing school trips? How would you like to go on extraordinary school trips…. virtually? Search through the links below to virtually visit and learn about a range of exciting places around the world. Some of the links also have voice overs to explain what you are seeing. My favourite was looking inside the lava tunnels in Hawaii! Have fun!

Tell us which one you liked best and why at enrichment@starbank.bham.sch.uk

Dive with Sea Lions

Do you love sea life? Have you ever wanted to swim with sea lions and find out about their world underwater? The Channel Island National Marine Sanctuary gives you the opportunity to do just that. By using the little arrows in the top left corner of the video, you can explore the underwater world whilst learning about these amazing creatures!

Visit 5 American National Parks

Discover the hidden worlds of the National Parks with a virtual tour that explores five of America’s most beautiful parks. From Kenai Fjords in Alaska to Dry Tortugas in Florida, these virtual tours will transport you to another world. Whilst virtually visiting these Nation Parks, there is a voice over to explain a little more about each place. If you like volcanoes, I highly recommend visiting Hawaii and exploring the lava tunnels!

Visit the Louvre!

Have you ever wanted to visit Paris? The Louvre is a world renouned museum that houses some of the most famous art work in the world! Also get the opportunity to explore Egyptian antiquities and step back in time to view the remains of the Louvre’s Moat in these comprehensive virtual tours.

Virtually visit Machu Picchu

Have you heard of Machu Picchu? Is it an Incan citadel found high up in the Andes Mountains in Peru. It was built in the 15th century and later abandoned… but why? Click the link to explore the beautiful ruins of Machu Picchu whilst the narrator explains all about them. 

Virtual tour of Buckingham Palace

Explore this iconic building and official residence of The Queen. Buckingham Palace has been the location for many national celebrations, from Jubilees and weddings to VE Day and the annual Trooping the Colour which marks The Queen’s official birthday. It is also a busy working building welcoming tens of thousands of people through its gates each year for Investitures, Garden Parties, Audiences and other events. Click the link and learn about what this building is used for. 

Virtual walk along the Great Wall of China

China’s most famous attraction, the Great Wall of China is commonly considered a wonder of the world. The Great Wall boasts a history of over 2,000 years and stretches more than 3,000 miles across several provinces of northern China, making it one of the most impressive ancient structures on the planet. This Virtual Tour provided by The China Guide allows you to ‘walk’ along the wall with just a click of your mouse.