AT&T, in collaboration with the Albright-Knox, the Buffalo History Museum, the Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum, and the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center have created the AT&T Virtual Field Trips program.
The program will provide the opportunity for regional public and charter school students to experience free virtual field trips that are fun, memorable, and safe. The AT&T Virtual Field Trips program offers both prerecorded videos and live virtual educator-led tours for students in grades K through 12. Some of the virtual field trips include downloadable materials for teachers and interactive kits for students. For more information about the offerings from each partner organization, please see below.
Great art is transformational. The Albright-Knox invites teachers and students to join us for virtual experiences designed to support the development of the critical and creative thinkers of tomorrow. Opportunities include live virtual guided tours, plus pre-recorded videos that will serve as a teaching resource to focus on critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity. Students will discover works of art from the Albright-Knox’s collection and exhibitions though through a range of learning strategies, including open-ended and guided questions, conversation, and activities. To learn more and request an experience for your students, please visit our Pre-K–12 School Groups page.
Buffalo History Museum
The history of Western New York is filled with stories of diverse people striving to create a place that they can call home—stories brewing with ingenuity and hope, but fraught with struggle and conflict. Experience a tour that brings the past to life in a personal way through intimate narratives of everyday people and key historical figures. From opportunities to engage with real artifacts and primary sources to connecting with subject matter experts, access our unique resources. To learn more and coordinate your experience, please visit our website.
Buffalo Museum of Science
Bring the wonder and excitement of the Buffalo Museum of Science to your virtual classroom! Our experienced facilitators will bring a unique educational experience and scientific expertise to your students. Whether you’re looking for an eye-popping science demonstration or a behind-the-scenes tour, we can customize programming to suit your needs. If your district guidance allows, kits can also be assembled and delivered to your school to give your students immersive, hands-on experiences. For a complete list of programs and other offerings, please visit our website.
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Children of all ages learn through exploration and grow through creativity. In this spirit, we invite young learners—the innovators of tomorrow—to “Explore, and More!” Explore & More has created seven 15-minute videos that can be used all together or individually by teachers. Each video includes a tour of one of our Educational Play Zones; a related activity and/or experiment that can easily be replicated by parents at home or teachers in school; and a highlight of a STEM career. To learn more and book your virtual field trip, please visit our website.
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center
The authentic stories shared at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center highlight the extraordinary results that are achieved when ordinary people stand against oppression. On a live virtual field trip, museum educators will connect with classrooms remotely in real time. During a facilitated, interactive program, students will learn the history of the Underground Railroad in Niagara Falls while engaging in dialogue that will help them recognize the modern injustices that stem from slavery and think critically about what steps they can take to create a more equitable, just, and free society. To learn more and schedule your tour, please visit our website.