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A Virtual Field Trip to Washington, D.C.

Join Us for a Monumental Trip to Washington, D.C.

For many students, a trip to Washington, D.C. is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that opens their eyes to an exciting world beyond their classrooms. Discovery Education and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden welcome students to a behind-the-scenes Virtual Field Trip to experience the history and beauty of our nation’s capital.

Designed for students in grades 4-8, this action-packed tour features remarkable special guests and give viewers an inside look at six landmark locations:

  • The White House
  • The U.S. Capitol Building
  • The Supreme Court
  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Featuring Inspiring Special Guests

Dr. Jill Biden

First Lady of the United States of America

The Honorable Jane L. Campbell

President & CEO
U.S. Capitol Historical Society

Luke McCloud

Former Clerk
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Secretary Deb Haaland

U.S. Department of the Interior

Yolanda King

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Allison Finkelstein

Senior Historian
Arlington National Cemetery

Staff Sergeant Evan McIntosh

Relief Commander
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Dr. Jennifer Lavasseur

Smithsonian Institution

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The City of U.S. Virtual Field Trip is made possible through the generous support of Comcast Community Impact and their commitment to connecting communities and inspiring learning wherever learning happens.

The City of U.S. Virtual Field Trip

Resources for Educators, Students, & Families

Portrait of Washington, D.C. Channel

We’ve curated a variety of resources and content to help engage your students, including:

If you have Discovery Education, you can also find these additional new resources in service:

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City of U.S. Postcards

Use these fun postcards to tell others about your Virtual Field Trip to Washington, D.C.! Simply click on the button below to download the images, then click the tweet button below and add an image to the pre-populated social post.

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