Georgia Virtual Field Trips

GPB works with the most knowledgeable and engaging historians and tour guides throughout the state to create virtual field trips of consistently high quality. Each field trip brings the location to life with interviews, 360-degree panoramic photography, interactive elements, discussion prompts, and videos. Teachers will be able help students explore these historic locations by accessing the virtual field trips through the web and tablets. The field trips also align with the Georgia Standards of Excellence, as well as the content from GPB’s Georgia Studies digital textbook.

  • Warm Springs | Virtual Field Trip

    The Warm Springs virtual field trip explores Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s personal ties to Georgia, including his struggle with polio and his interaction with Georgia citizens.

    Grades: 5-10
  • Andersonville | Virtual Field Trip

    In the Andersonville virtual field trip, students take a trip back in time to one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. They explore the issues that arose due to inadequate supplies and unsanitary conditions as well as learn about notable camp commanders, listen to and read diary entries from Andersonville prisoners, and watch informational videos with illustrative graphics. 

    Grades: 4-10
  • Cherokee Nation | Virtual Field Trip

    The Cherokee Nation virtual field trip affords an in-depth look at the lives of the Cherokee Indians, from their first encounters with Europeans to events, such as the Gold Rush and the signing of the Indian Removal Act by Andrew Jackson, that led to their forced relocation to Indian Territory in 1838.

    Grades: 4-10
  • Creek Nation | Virtual Field Trip

    This virtual experience provides students with an in-depth look at the lives of the Creek Indians prior to the arrival of the first settlers in Georgia, the fight to remain on their land, and their removal from Georgia in the 1830s. 

    Grades: 4-10
  • Regions of Georgia | Virtual Field Trip

    The Regions of Georgia virtual field trip takes students on a journey throughout the state of Georgia, guiding them through the five physiographic regions and explaining the relative location of each, as well as their characteristics, economic importance, and much more.

    Grades: 2-8
  • Indian Mounds | Virtual Field Trip

    The Indian Mounds experience includes virtual field trips to Ocmulgee National Monument, Kolomoki Mounds State Park, and Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site.

    Grades: 5-10
  • University of Georgia | Virtual Field Trip

    Students can tour UGA and explore the rich history of the first state-chartered institution without leaving the classroom. The University of Georgia virtual field trip affords an in-depth look at both the creation of the university and its founder, Abraham Baldwin. It also provides information about the school’s past struggles with social issues such as race and gender discrimination.

    Grades: 4-10
  • Jimmy Carter | Virtual Field Trip

    Explore the life and legacy of Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States and the only president from Georgia. With 360 images, photo galleries, videos, and more, this virtual field trip offers students an in depth look at Jimmy Carter's life.

    Grades: 5-10