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The Best Virtual Environments and Simulations

3D Solar System Web

3D Solar System in your browser

Discovery Channel : Virtual Volcano

Create your own eruption!

Lemonade Stand

Lemonade Stand at Cool Math Games: A cool math game where you open up your own Lemonade Stand and see how much money you can make!

Google Earth

Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

A digital library containing Java applets and activities for K-12 mathematics

Plimoth Plantation

In this fun, award-winning activity, you take on the role of a “history detective” to investigate what really happened at the famous 1621 celebration. (Hint: It was a lot more than just a feast!) Along the way, you will read a letter written by an eyewitness to the event, learn about Wampanoag traditions of giving thanks, and visit Pilgrim Mary Allerton’s home. As a final activity, you can design and print your own Thanksgiving exhibit panel.


Virtual Environments and Simulations - LiveBinder

Virtual Environments and Simulations

The Scale of the Universe Interactive

A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

Darwin, a naturalist's voyage around the world - CNRS sagascience

Climb aboard the Beagle and relive Charles Darwin's odyssey. Through this website, you will discover the voyage that enabled the famous naturalist to lay the groundwork for his theory of evolution through natural selection.

360 virtual tour of Buckingham Palace

360 virtual tour of Buckingham Palace. Locations include The Grand Staircase, Throne Room, The Blue Drawing Room, The White Drawing Room.

Tenement Museum | From Ellis Island to Orchard Street with Victoria Confino

From Ellis Island to Orchard Street with Victoria Confino is an online game that transports players back to 1916 to experience life as a new immigrant in New York City.

The game allows you to create an immigrant character and passport, sail across the Atlantic, go through inspection at Ellis Island, and finally to build a life as a new immigrant in New York City. Along the way, players can get insights and information from Victoria Confino, a girl who immigrated in 1913 and lives in a tenement on New York’s Lower East Side. From Ellis Island to Orchard Street includes period photos and primary source documents that illuminate the great wave of immigration to America. Created by The Lower East Side Tenement Museum, Ariel Newland, Jeff Tancil and William Martin.

Museum of obsolete Objects - YouTube

Sadly, as our daily lives become more and more digital some things fall by the way side as they are replaced by newer, «better» devices.
Let us not forget those fallen appliances, tools and gadgets and relive those bygone times by taking a visit to The Museum of Obsolete Objects. Step inside to step back in time!