Visit The National Naval Aviation Museum Virtually

December 11th, 2015 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Friday, December 11, 2015, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

The National Naval Aviation Museum

(www.navalaviationmuseum.org/education/online-exhibits/)

Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)

 

Take an online tour of the exhibits at The National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida.

When arriving at today’s link, choose from the following online exhibits: 

  • From Typewriters to Strike Fighters
  • Marine Corps Aviation Centennial
  • Kamikaze
  • Presidents and Naval Aviation
  • Holiday Routine
  • In Their Own Words: Arthur Niedermiller
  • In Their Own Words: LCDR Harry W. Harrison
  • Survival at Sea
  • A Century Over the Seas

Each exhibit is accompanied by text and images of artifacts. The “A Century Over the Seas” option provides a wonderful interactive timeline for deeper exploration of the aircraft, events, people, and ships of that time period.

When you are finished visiting and exploring the above exhibits, return to today’s link, then select the Virtual Tour option at the bottom of the right hand menu. When you arrive at the page, click the “Start Tour” button to begin your 360° panoramic tours of the museum or scroll down the page to the “Index of Panoramas” to select a specific location. Let the tour auto-rotate or use your mouse to move around the images. You may also select your destination from the menu on the bottom of the screen. Locate the information icon to learn more about an exhibit or use the hotspot arrows to move onto the next area. Exhibits include: 

  • Fully restored aircraft
  • Cockpits
  • Uniforms, flight gear, and patches
  • Dioramas
  • Models of ships
  • Memorial areas that include the Hall of Honor, Hall of Recognition, and Medal of Honor recipients
  • And so much more.

You could spend hours exploring through this website. And if you are ever in Pensacola, you will want to visit this museum in person. Admittance is free.

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